Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23622

Title: Diogenes. A new song

First Line: Diogenes who was a wag in his way

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815French invasion scares

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3274

Title: Old England's volunteers

First Line: I sing of Albion's glory

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D221(TRICORN): Head-gear (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
48CC7524: One person playing percussion instrument - CC - out of doors
45C9: Military music
45B11: Recruitment
45F31: Mobilization of troops; call to arms


Shelfmark: Harding B 28(135)

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