Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 11(1037)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4733

Title: The dying soldier or One of the rank and file

First Line: 'Twas a glorious day worth a warrior's telling

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2309

Title: Cruiskeen lawn

First Line: Let the farmer praise his grounds, as the huntsman doth his hounds

Themes:  Drinking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
45D313: Private soldier
45C41: (military) camp with tents
45C16(MUSKET): Firearms (with NAME)
33A2: Taking leave
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
45C21: (military) uniforms

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2522: Hands folded
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
61BB11(+53): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ half-length portrait)
31B62313(+82): Smiling (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

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