Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

  • Cruikshank, George



Published 2nd. Septr. 1811, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Strt. London


Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)

Series Identifier:



Ballad - Roud Number: 19760

Title: A bundle of truths

First Line: Barney Bodkin broke his nose

Performers:  Johnston, Henry Erskine, 1777-1845

Performance Locations:  Dublin, Cork, &c


IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
47B1811: Baker
25I141: Street
49N: Reading
23U25: Watch
46B222: Pedlar
46C13142: Ass, donkey
46C1215: Carrying something on the head or on the shoulders
31D112: Child
33B1: Quarrel, argument
46B354: Signboard
31A535: Barber, barbershop
31A4152: Wooden leg
46B2211: 'cris de Paris', cries of London, etc.
48C855: Puppet and marionette show
41C713(+1): Distilled spirits (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
47H71: Tailor, dressmaker
44G16: Lawyer, attorney at law


Shelfmark: Harding B 10(11)

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