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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



E. Hodges, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 26, Grafton Street, Soho


Ballad - Roud Number: V27211

Title: The emperor and empress's visit to England!

First Line: The emperor and empress are coming so keen

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A35: Conversation, dialogue; conversation piece
49M31: Single printed leaf: broadsheet, leaflet
49N1: Reading to somebody

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31AA2513(+82): Arm stretched sidewards - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller
43A23: Ball, formal dance
41B311: Chandelier, candelabrum


Shelfmark: Firth c.16(106)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 14(90)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 495

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