Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.


Harding B 11(1954) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4263

Title: Just before the battle

First Line: Just before the battl [sic], mother

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25476

Title: The wife's last farewell!

First Line: You'll think of me, husband, when gone from your sigh[t]

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45D312: Officer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E12: Deathbed
41A421: Curtains
31E112: Assembly of relatives ~ dying person
31B6214: Weeping


Shelfmark: Firth c.14(265)

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