Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


London: H. Such Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union- street, Boro'. S.E.


Harding B 11(2492) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13868

Title: Mother is the battle over

First Line: Mother is the battle over

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers - death in battle

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17552

Title: Sweet little creature

First Line: Oh well I remember a sweet little creature

Themes:  Rural society

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A721: Chair
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
31A235: Sitting figure
52BB3: Surprise, Wonder; 'Maraviglia' (Ripa)
49N1: Reading to somebody
13E7: Diviner, soothsayer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31A2536(+82): Hand(s) towards the mouth (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31AA27321: Stumbling - AA - female human figure


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(309)

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