Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


H. Such, Printer, 177, Union Street, Boro', S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13818

Title: Tom Tough

First Line: My name d'ye see's, Tom Tough, I have seen a little service

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Subjects:  Duncan, Adam Duncan, Viscount, 1731-1804Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799Hawke, Edward Hawke, Baron, 1705-1781Boscawen, Edward, 1711-1761St. Vincent, John Jervis, Earl, 1735-1823

Themes:  Naval battles

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3350

Title: Jack's the lad

First Line: Our ship's a port, so here I be

Themes:  Sailors

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
41A711: Table
41A721: Chair
41C345: Bowl
31A4152: Wooden leg
45B82: Disabled soldier
41A774: Container of glass: bottle, jar, vase

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))


Shelfmark: Firth c.12(312)

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