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A new song call'd The Pride of Ardagh

Air - the lass of Gowry
Contributors: Brereton, P., printer.
Summary:Broadside ballad sheet [replete with several spelling and printing errors] printed by Peter Brereton of Dublin, a ballad-sheet printer who flourished in the second half of the 19th century. During this time he occupied various addresses in Dublin city, among them 1 Lower Exchange St. and 55 and 56 Cooke St., Dublin. The first lines of this broadside ballad are: "The Moon was throwing her silver beams...". Printed at top of sheet is a crude woodcut of a man holding an infant aloft, while another small child holds on to his right leg; the man is making his way into a house and is met by a woman on the doorstep who cradles a baby in her arms.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: Dublin : P. [Peter] Brereton, Printer, 1 Lr [Lower] Exchange St., [n.d., ca. 1860-1880?].
Notes:Two copies of this item are held in the Department of Ephemera.

Physical description: 1 sheet : woodcut, 27.7 x 11.4 cm..

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EPH C1050
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EPH C1050a
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