Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1850 and 1899

Notes:

Appears also in sheets of four ballads; see Harding B 1(84). The illustration is signed: W.K. On the door of the carriage are the initials: T.B. Another, inferior, version of the illustration appears at 2806 c.16(54).



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Viewing: 2806 c.15(41)

Sheet Notes:  Slip.

Ballad - Roud Number: 12873

Title: The young soldier's letter to his mother

First Line: As I roved out through Irish town one eveniug [sic] last July

Tune: The river Roe

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1442: Four-wheeled vehicle drawn by two animals
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)



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