Chronology:    Bargery Number | Main Themes:
1820-24   | Fantastic machinery powered by steam
1825-29 507; 722 | The dangers of steam power run out of control
1830-34 402; 416; 664 |  
1835-39 404;  |  
1840-44 405 |  
1845-49   |  
1850-54   |  
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Uncertain 075; 187; 395 |  

 

 

 

 

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Song Of The Steam Coachman That Drives...

bar395: Dates ----~----|

A Railway to the moon.

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Steam Arm, The

bar402: Dates 1829~1835|

Soldier gets steam powered prosthetic arm and uses it to beat his wife

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Steam! Steam!! Steam!!!

bar416: Dates ----~1835|

Begins by celebrating the coming of steam and finishes with predictions of fantastical applications of steam power.

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Bubbles of 1825

bar507: Dates 1825~1825|

Satire on the wild financial speculation prompted by the repeal of the Bubble Act . Imagines the development of steam trams and ocean-going steam ships

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Daniel O'Connell's Steam Engine

bar075: Dates ----~1835|

O'Connell employs a steam engine that makes babies because those born naturally are too small.

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Aerial Steam Party

bar163: Dates 1842~1845|

A party of hot air balloonists are caught in a storm.

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Islington Taylor, The Or The Steam...

bar187: Dates ----~----|

A tailor adopts a steam powered goose with disastrous results. [187Synopsis] 

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North Seaton Coachman

bar593: Dates 1830~1836|

An aristocrat commissions his own coach to outpace the railway

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Steam Boots

bar404: Dates 1835~1853|

A Man invents steam powered boots which run away with him. He fights with the man with steam arm (see bar402) and the man with the Cork...

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Steam Tongue, The

bar417: Dates ----~----|

A scolding wife who has her tongue cut out by her husband has a "steam tongue" fitted with disasterous results

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Derivatives of the Cork Leg {Roud 4376}

ds0001: Dates ----~----|

A discussion of the songs modelled on The Cork Leg

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Three Hundred Years to Come

bar664: Dates ----~1835|

Wild speculation about technological advances.

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