Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1839 and 1855


Viewing: Firth b.25(470)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15094

Title: I'm a gent, I'm a gent

First Line: I'm a gent, I'm a gent, I'm a gent ready made

Performers:  Wright, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Adelphi Theatre

Notes:  The Adelphi Theatre was in operation from 1818.

Themes:  Dandies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
33B2: Duelling
45C16(PISTOL): Firearms (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C26: Steamsailer

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