Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1834 and 1886

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Viewing: 2806 c.16(127)

Sheet Notes:  2806 c.16(127); printed on blue paper.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1896

Title: The ghost of a grim scrag of mutton

First Line: A scholar one time, though I can't tell you when

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Students

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Sue & Joe; or, You bade me be obliging

First Line: Around the face of blue-eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh! did you not hear of Kate Kearney?

Subjects:  Ireland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F23(LION)(+12): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion (+ heraldic animals)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket

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