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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6021

Titles:
The slave

First Lines:
Sons of freedom! hear my story

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8610

Titles:
Escape from slavery by Henry Box Brown

First Lines:
Here you see a man by the name of Henry Brown

Subjects:
United States
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)

Themes:
Slavery - U.S.A.
Railways

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6020

Titles:
The dying slave

First Lines:
They tore me from my happy home
For many long years I have been a poor slave

Themes:
Slavery
Slavery - galley slaves

Edition - Bod15467

Imprint Names:  Carse, W.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  c.1825

Imprint: W. Carse, Printer, Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V20626

Title: A new song, called the Abolition of slavery

First Line: Now Afric may joy

Themes:  Slavery

Harding B 17(211b)

Notes:  Slip. Torn at top; lacks most of the illustration.


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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod12942

IconClass Codes:
32B3211: American negroes
46A18: Slavery; serfs and slaves

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6023

Titles:
The slave-mother

First Lines:
The last gleam of day-light is borne on the tide

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4018

Titles:
The humours of slavery show. A new song

First Lines:
Colours flying, music playing

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6022

Titles:
The slave auction

First Lines:
Hark! midst the roar of an eager crowd

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1883

Titles:
Uncle Tom the slave martyr

First Lines:
They sold him for his cabin

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5407

Titles:
Flora Bell

First Lines:
In Maryland I had a farm

Subjects:
Maryland (U.S.A.)

Themes:
African Americans
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13504

Titles:
[In MS. ] Negro boy sold for a watch

First Lines:
When thirst of gold enslaves the mind

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8409

Titles:
The fate of old John Brown

First Lines:
John Brown, unfortunate John Brown

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 8124

Titles:
Turkish rover

First Lines:
You virgins all I pray draw near

Themes:
Courtship - difference of ethnicity
Slavery - galley slaves

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1035

Titles:
Reuben Rayne. A sequel to \"Mary Blane\"

First Lines:
When I was stolen from my home

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13185

Titles:
On the slave trade

First Lines:
Forc'd from home and all its pleasures

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6019

Titles:
The slave trade

First Lines:
There are, gloomy ocean! a brotherless clan

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6018

Titles:
The African's complaint, on board a slave ship
A sequel to Galley slave
Sequel to the galley slave

First Lines:
Trembling, naked, wounded, sighing
Young Anna, as fair as the goddess of May

Themes:
Slavery - Africans
Slave trade
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 12897

Titles:
Slavery days

First Lines:
I am thinking to-day of dem years dat pass'd away
I am thinking now to day of the years now passed away
I am thinking to day of dem years dat passed away

Themes:
Slavery

Edition - Bod13677

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21973

Title: You know, we're only courting

First Line: I used to court a charming girl, the fairest in the land

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12897

Title: Slavery days

First Line: I am thinking to-day of dem years dat pass'd away

Themes:  Slavery

Harding B 11(4348)

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Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod2849

IconClass Codes:
25G3(PALM-TREE): Trees: palm-tree
32B321: African negroes
46A18: Slavery; serfs and slaves

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod2855

IconClass Codes:
32B321: African negroes
46A18: Slavery; serfs and slaves
31A233: Kneeling figure

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3361

Titles:
Jack of Guinea

First Lines:
Great way off at sea, where I've been-ee

Themes:
Blackface minstrelsy
Slavery - Africans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3353

Titles:
Jack's yarn

First Lines:
'Twas on a Monday night
'Twas a Monday night, the moon was shining bright

Themes:
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5433

Titles:
Mr. Mug; or, The witty Cockney

First Lines:
By trade I am a turner, and Mug it is my name

Subjects:
Africa

Themes:
Slavery

Edition - Bod14849

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6025

Title: Slave ship

First Line: The first grey dawn of the morning was beaming

Themes:  Slavery

Harding B 15(293a)

Notes:  Slip. Printed on blue paper


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