Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Devonport: Printed and Sold by Elias Keys. Sold by R. Stone, 10, Fore-street Hill, Exeter; A. Brown, General Dealer, 27, Bristol-Bridge, Bristol; And S. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1457

Title: Tobacco

First Line: Tobacco is an Indian weed

Themes:  Smoking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V109

Title: Advice to drunkards

First Line: You drunkards all I pray attend wherever you may be

Themes:  Temperance

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
32B342: Red Indians, American Indians

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3846)

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