Welcome to the Curio Cabinet


Researching ballads, particularly those collected, written and stolen around the turn of the 18th / 19th centuries, one picks up a great deal of interesting and curious matter by-the-by. Particularly if men such as Walter Scott have anything to do with it…

We’ve decided to make a virtual space where such material may come to light.

Pull up a clawed chair, have your manservant pour the claret, and open the door…