Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 11(3579)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3003

Title: The soldier's letter to his parents

First Line: Dear parents I do write, though I'm weeping day an[d] night

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SoldiersLetter-writing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V803

Title: Bear it like a man

First Line: I gaily sing from day to day

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
45D312: Officer
45B211: Drill ~ military training

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor

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