Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Search again:

Results:

Your current search: IconClass Code: 31D26(+3)

Current filters: Locations: London(x)   Themes: Blackface minstrelsy(x)   (Remove All)
34 results found <<Previous   Page 2 of 2

Edition - Bod7099

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: A. Ryal aud [sic] Co., Printers, 2 & 3 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6581

Title: A life by de galley fire

First Line: A life by de galley fire

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V370

Title: Come to the old oak tree

First Line: Come to the old tree

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13803

Title: My skiff is by the shore

First Line: I'm gwan, 'I [sic] gwan to see my lubly Dina

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(230)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod7118

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 974

Title: Sheep skin and bees wax

First Line: Now I'm a going to sing to you

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsyMedicine

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6882

Title: The colours the ladies should wear

First Line: The Red, white, and blue is now flying

Themes:  MilitaryCrimean War, 1853-1856

Firth b.26(247)

Click image to view larger


Firth c.14(44)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(3487)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod14074

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmoth [sic] Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: Answer to the stolen child

First Line: Oh, weep, not so lady, thy tears are fasr [sic] streaming

Themes:  GipsiesKidnapping

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 15431

Title: Carry me back to ole Virginny shore

First Line: Oh, if I wss [sic] only young again

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsyVirginia

Harding B 11(89)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod18960

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Rial and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1704

Title: The stolen child

First Line: Alone on the heather a fair child was straying

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1569

Title: Rosa Lea, or, Don't be foolish, Joe

First Line: When I lived down in Tennessee

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Johnson Ballads 1131

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod19090

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Printed, by Ryle and Co., 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1255

Title: Present times, or Eight shillings a week

First Line: Come all you bold Britons where'er y[ou be]

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1780

Title: Th[e] oyster boat

First Line: Oh, swiftly goes the oyster boat

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Johnson Ballads 1119

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod3874

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\" by W.S. Fortey, (late A. Ryle) 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury. (Established 1813.)

Notes:  Harding B 11(358) is another impression, with a different imprint.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 753

Title: Bob Ridley, oh!

First Line: I'se come to chuck a challenge out

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3562

Title: The hole in her stocking

First Line: In London once, as I've heard say

Tune: Tommy Clutterbuck and Polly Higgenbottom, or Unfortunate miss Bailey

Harding B 11(359)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod11944

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(3703) is another issue Johnson Ballads 1133 is another issue Harding B 11(3703) is another issue Johnson Ballads 1133 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 11745

Title: Susannah don't you cry

First Line: Im a going to Alabama

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1718

Title: The dandy Broadway swell

First Line: You talk of dandy niggers

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 11(3704)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod13226

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 476

Title: Bold Brennan on the moor

First Line: It's of a fearless highwayman a story I will tell

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2836

Title: Nancy Till

First Line: Down in the cane-brake close by the mill

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13864

Title: The maid of Llangollen

First Line: Though lowly my lot, and though poor my estate

Themes:  WealthSocial statusWales

Harding B 11(364)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1410

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  The same setting of type as Harding B 11(38) but with a different imprint and a different first ballad.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7227

Title: Black ey'd Susiannah

First Line: I've been to the east I've been to the west

Subjects:  United States

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V761

Title: I'm quite a ladieg' [sic] man

First Line: I'm quite a ladies' man, in fact, the belles they all declare

Themes:  Dandies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3066

Title: The wild white rose

First Line: All in the garden of beauty there grows

Harding B 11(308)

Click image to view larger


34 results found <<Previous   Page 2 of 2

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.

×