Tradecards, playbills, menus, broadsides & ballards

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Tradecards, playbills, menus, broadsides & ballards

Postby Hraefn » Mon Sep 24, 2007 12:48 pm

For those into trade cardes and other printed material here is a link to the Johnson collection of printed ephemera held at the Bodleian library, the collection spans mid 17thC to mid 20thC.

The interface can be a little confusing but worth a nose round, I find it easiest to go via catalogue and set the browser up there.
The Bod also has a digital collection of ballards and broadsides.

My favoured search of choice in this one browse/search then by date.

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Postby Mark P. » Mon Sep 24, 2007 1:07 pm

I had a little play and found this in the digital ballads collection, it takes some time but there are interesting things to be found. Note link for ballads should be as follows:



Pulteney's Regiment
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Postby Neil Johnston » Mon Sep 24, 2007 2:20 pm

Also available,a selection of broadsides from National Library Scotland. Organised by category they run from 1650 to 1910



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Postby Hraefn » Tue Sep 25, 2007 12:53 pm copied from MrP

Sorry gone letter blind but like the location sez some nice post op drugs have put me in a pink an' fluffy world all of my own. Glad you find it useful/interesting :)

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