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Murders and Moralities: English Catchpenny Prints, 1800 - 1860 (A Colonnade book) Paperback – 3 Nov 1980


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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: British Museum Publications Ltd; 1st edition (3 Nov. 1980)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0714180289
  • ISBN-13: 978-0714180281
  • Package Dimensions: 24.2 x 18.4 x 1.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,025,298 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Murders, hangings, disasters, moral tales, politics and religion were the favourite themes of the single-sheet ballads and broadsides produced in nineteenth century England. Sold by hawkers and pedlars, on city streets or at country fairs, they entertained and informed the literate poor. So much interest has been shown in the texts of these catchpenny prints that their striking woodblock illustrations tend to be overlooked. Thomas Gretton has selected over 90 examples - gruesome, naïve, bizarre or comical.


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