Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21239

Title: Matrimonial miseries!

First Line: Some married men boast of their true happy state

Themes:  Domestic economy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17523

Title: Such a getting out of bed

First Line: Oh, is it not most strange to think

Themes:  Family life

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47D8(GRINDSTONE): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: grindstone
86(NOSE TO THE GRINDSTONE): Proverbs, sayings, etc. (with TEXT)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
25I28: Outskirts of village
47I212(+9442): Pig (+ animals playing together)

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