Broadside Ballads Online

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Harding B 11(4330) is another impression.

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Viewing: 2806 c.16(114)

1st Ballad

Title: Wreck of the Northfleet; or Farewell dear wiff [sic], dearer than life

First Line: A braver man that [sic] captain Knowles ne'er set a ship in motion

Performers:  Torr, Sam, 1846-1899

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17307

Title: The waxwork show!

First Line: While walking out the other night, not knowing where to go

Performers:  Oliver, Will, 1853-1916

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896Plimsoll, Samuel, 1824-1898Sherbrooke, Robert Lowe, Viscount, 1811-1892

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryWaxworks


IconClass Codes:
46C291: Shipwreck
26C32: Storm at sea
46C2923: Falling overboard
46C2921: Lifeboat

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