Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1830 and 1910

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 17(234a)

Sheet Notes:  The printer's name has been deleted and the name Pleasance substituted on Firth c.14(176) Slip

Ballad - Roud Number: 550

Title: The Paisley officer

First Line: In blythe and bonny Scotland, where the blue bells do grow

Themes:  Women soldiersIndia - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858


IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
33C21: Courting
41A6: Garden

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