Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1780 and 1812


Printed and sold by J. Evans, 41, Long-Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V12204

Title: The tars who've lather'd the world

First Line: What matter your ditties, your jokes and narrations

Performers:  Johnstone, John Henry, 1749-1828


ESTC: T204731

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799Duncan, Adam Duncan, Viscount, 1731-1804St. Vincent, John Jervis, Earl, 1735-1823

Themes:  Naval battles

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
25H13: Coast
45C16(CANNON)(+1): Firearms: cannon (+ during the battle)
25I12: Prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city
45H31: Bombardment

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B113: King


Shelfmark: Firth c.12(351)

Notes:  Slip

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