Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 946

Title: Going to Chelsea to buy a bun

First Line: As I was going to Chelsea one day

Subjects:  Chelsea (England)

Themes:  WaxworksRestaurants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 512

Title: Colin and Phoebe

First Line: Well met, dearest Phoebe, O why in such haste

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2711: Walking - AA - female human figure
46C1162: Milestone
41D232: Skirt
46C149: Accident with animal-drawn vehicle

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A3361: Human figure at (open) window, seen from outside
33C22: Lovers' meeting
31A26112: Standing or leaning with both legs straight, side by side, standing on tiptoe


Shelfmark: Firth c.18(209)

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