Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4621

Title: Int he [sic] days when I was hard up

First Line: In the days when I was hard up not many years ago

Tune: John Anderson my Joe

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2663

Title: Joe in the copper

First Line: I'm going to tell a story

Themes:  Servants


IconClass Codes:
25I141: Street
46A21: Contrast between rich and poor
41D131: Dandy, beau
46B221: Street-trader
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(221)

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