Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1820 and 1824


Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1573

Title: Beggars & ballad singers

First Line: There's difference to be seen, 'twixt a beggar and a queen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30122

Title: Ship in a box

First Line: There was a jolly sailor in Liverpool did dwell

Themes:  Cuckoldry

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A151: Beggar
31A4153: Crutches
45B81: Veteran
45B82: Disabled soldier
48C756: Popular music, street music

2nd Illustration

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

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C132: Riding on animal other than horse, ass, or mule
47H71: Tailor, dressmaker
25F36(GOOSE): Water-birds: goose


Shelfmark: Harding B 28(259)

Notes:  Cropped along bottom edge. Cropped.

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