Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1846 and 1854


E. Hodges, from Pitts, wholesale toy and [marble] warehouse, [3]1, [Dudley] street (late Monmou[th street]) Seven Dials


Johnson Ballads 580 is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21420

Title: Pleasures of matrimony

First Line: [S]even long years I've been a good wife

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2683

Title: Tara's old hall

First Line: O Erin my country, altho' thy harp slumbers

Subjects:  Ireland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7322: Harp
48C7522: One person playing string instrument (plucked)
48C8133: Curtain ~ stage
48A724: Music-hall
48C78: Listening to music

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48A98311: Foliage ~ ornament


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(398)

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