Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1820 and 1824


Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-st. Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5636

Title: The exciseman's blunder

First Line: To a village that skirted the sea

Notes:  Harding B 25(591) is another edition of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Smuggling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5400

Title: Sweet Poll of Plymouth

First Line: Sweet Poll of Plymouth was my dear

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C21211: Jockey
29A1: 'mundus inversus', the reversed world, the topsy-turvy world, 'le monde bestourné'

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))
45D1: (military) flags and standards


Shelfmark: Harding B 28(84)

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