Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.


Firth c.14(265) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4263

Title: Just before the battle

First Line: Just before the battle, mother

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25476

Title: The wife's last farewell!

First Line: You'll think of me, husband, when gone from your sight

Notes:  Harding B 15(375b) is another edition of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Death

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D312: Officer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E12: Deathbed
31B6214(+82): Weeping (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31A25344(+82): Wiping away tears (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31E112: Assembly of relatives ~ dying person


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1954)

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