Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union- street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1681

Title: Joe the marine

First Line: Poor Joe the marine was at Portsmouth well known

Themes:  MarinesNaval battles

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3357

Title: Jack and the bear skin!

First Line: A sailor and his lass sat o'er a parting glass

Tune: One horse chay

Themes:  Sailors

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
45D323: Sailor
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
33C21: Courting
46C512: Departure ~ travelling
46C24(+62): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (+ departure; weighing anchor)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F23(BEAR): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: bear
34F12: Man killing animal
43C1112: Hunt ~ mammals


Shelfmark: Firth c.12(319)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1892)

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