Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


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Viewing: Harding B 11(3558)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15401

Title: The snob's confession

First Line: Now I am a jolly old cobbler

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2683

Title: The sons of Fingal

First Line: Oh Erin, my country, although thy harp slumbers

Themes:  Ireland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A17: Working class, labourers
42D322: Battle for dominance in marriage ('who wears the breeches')
41B1311: Bellows
42D341: Dominating husband

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A12: Shaking hands, 'dextrarum junctio'

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