Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



London: Printed for T. Davis in Shorts-Gardens


Date: see Firth b.8(33)

Sheet References:
  • ESTC: N71156


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5219

Title: Beef and butt beer, against mum and pumpernicle

First Line: In good king G---'s golden days

Tune: Charles of Sweden

Themes:  Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4306

Title: H---n---r scrubs, or a Bumper to old England huzza

First Line: Here's a health to the king and speedy peace

Tune: Down among the dead Men

Notes:  Song

Themes:  Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43A2(+61): Private festivities, merry company (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A51(GREAT BRITAIN): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Firth b.33(13)

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