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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(31)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: V16681

Title: An old ballad of Whittington and his cat

First Line: Here I must tell the praise of worthy Whittington

Subjects:  Whittington, Richard, d. 1423



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Sheet - Harding B 4(31)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: 288

Title: The children in the wood: or, The Norfolk gentleman's last will and testament

First Line: Now ponder well, ye parents dear

References:

ESTC: T192105

Themes:  OrphansMurder



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Sheet - Firth c.16(431)

Imprint Names:  Knox, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V7944

Title: Lovely Albert, a real Cockburgh [Coburg]

First Line: The Turkish war both near and far

Subjects:  Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861



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Sheet - Firth b.25(431)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5742

Title: William and Mary Ann

First Line: Upon the beach two lovers strayed

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1804

Title: Drummer boy of Waterloo

First Line: When battle ronsed [sic] warlike band

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23596

Title: Anchor's weighed

First Line: The tear fell gently from her eye

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852



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Sheet - Harding B 11(431)

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1832 and 1842

Notes:  Harding B 11(430) is another issue, with a different imprint.

Series Identifier: 201


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 541

Title: Braes o' Balquhither

First Line: Let us go, lassie, go

Tune: Three carls o' Buchanan

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly, pals, fake away

First Line: In a box of the stone jug I was born

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney



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Sheet - Harding B 18(431)

Imprint Names:  Boyd, T.C.

Imprint Locations:  San Francisco, Calif.

Date  c.1860

Ballad - Roud Number: V26646

Title: The San Francisco rag-picker

First Line: O ladies and gentlemen, list to my song

Tune: Lather and shave

Performers:  Woodhull, Fred, b. 1843



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 431

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 422 is another impression with the ballads in reverse order Johnson Ballads 422 is another impression with the ballads in reverse order


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15117

Title: Many happy returns of the day

First Line: Merry words, merry words, ye come bursting around

Themes:  Birthdays


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12884

Title: I will stand by my friend

First Line: As on we go through life's career

Themes:  Friendship



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 431

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1792]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9102

Title: A word to the wise: or Old England for ever: being a new song for Christmas 1792

First Line: Come, cheer up, my lads, merry Christmas is near

Tune: Hearts of oak

Notes:  The last verse is different from that of Johnson Ballads fol. 432

References:

ESTC: T52727

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism



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Sheet - Firth c.12(431)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V20638

Title: Admiral Byng's letter to secretary Cleveland; or Who will kick at a coward

First Line: Believe me, dear C---d, with pleasure I write

Subjects:  Byng, George, Viscount Torrington, 1663-1733



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Sheet - Firth b.27(431)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V17273

Title: The cries of London

First Line: Oh; what fnn [sic] is to be seen in town every day

Themes:  Street traders



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Sheet - Firth b.26(431)

Imprint Names:  Smeeton, G.

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V8933

Title: The old maid. A parody on Dame Durden

First Line: An old maid kept five great tom-cats

Themes:  DogsCats



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Sheet - Harding B 25(431)

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Notes:  Slip.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4797

Title: Country club

First Line: Now we're all met here together

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Drinking



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Sheet - Harding B 26(431)

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V1968

Title: Milking the cows in the farm

First Line: One morning of late as my pleasures was great



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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod13886

IconClass Codes:
25F3(+431): Birds (+ animals courting)

Sheet - Vet. A3 b.43(1v)

Imprint Names:  Walter, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse; see Vet. A3 b.43(1r)


Ballad - Roud Number: V5711

Title: The beggars chorus, in the Jovial Crew

First Line: There was a jovial beggar

Authors:  Brome, Richard, d. 1652

References:

ESTC: R234828



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Sheet - Vet. A3 b.43(1r)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [16--]

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse; see Vet. A3 b.43(1v)


Ballad

Title: Arthur Chambers's sorrowful farewell to the World. With his last advice to Hall the chimney-sweeper, who impeach'd him, after his condemnation, in Newgate

First Line: The time is come at length that I

Tune: Johnson's farewel

References:

ESTC: R234829

Themes:  Crime - 17th century



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Sheet - 2806 c.17(431)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(348).
Harding B 25(1908) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V21044

Title: The times will mend

First Line: Good people now I pray attend

Themes:  Trade depression



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Sheet - 2806 c.17(348)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Notes:  The illustration is cropped. Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(431)


Ballad - Roud Number: 2673

Title: The post captain

First Line: When Steerwell heard me first impart

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  Sailors



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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod4770

IconClass Codes:
41D131: Dandy, beau
41A221: Living-room, parlour, sitting-room
41A431: Carpet, rug

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod21441

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41A721: Chair
41A222: Drawing-room, 'salon'
41A431: Carpet, rug

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod23324

IconClass Codes:
73G431: The two-horned beast out of the earth and the beast out of the sea are worshipped

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod4121

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
41D211: Dress, gown
41A431: Carpet, rug

Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod4140

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
41D211: Dress, gown
41A431: Carpet, rug

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod13294

IconClass Codes:
41C2621: Cutting meat
41A223: Dining-room
48C514: Picture, painting
41B21: Open hearth, fire-place
41A431: Carpet, rug
41C4(+5): (family) meal (+ shape of laid table)

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod14500

IconClass Codes:
42D111: Man kneeling before his beloved (proposing)
41A431: Carpet, rug
41D231(+82): Trousers, breeches (+ women's clothes)
92D1524: Cupid breaking his bow and/or arrows

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