Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


Viewing: Johnson Ballads 173

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V639

Title: Butcher turned devil

First Line: Come neighbours draw near me and listen awhile

Themes:  DisguiseFrauds in trade

2nd Ballad

Title: The London merchant

First Line: Its of a rich merchant near London we hear

Themes:  MerchantsSocial statusWomen sailorsTransvestismLovers parted

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
98B(HOMER)9(+52): Portrait of Homer (+ (full) bust)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49L51: Pen
49L11: Handwriting, writing as activity
49L62: Ink-well

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