Broadside Ballads Online

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Dean, Printer, Congleton


Harding B 28(95) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V466

Title: Song in the Poor soldier

First Line: Dear sir, this brown jug that now foams with mild ale

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13565

Title: The wandering sailor

First Line: The wandering sailor ploughs the main

Authors:  Andrews, M.P.Arnold, Dr.

Notes:  For the authorship, see Thomas Dibdin, edition., Dibdin's Sea Songs (1841).

Themes:  Sailors

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7551: Singer without accompaniment
41D221(TRICORN): Head-gear (with NAME)
48C8521: Actor (on the stage)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))


Shelfmark: Harding B 28(52)

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