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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod11079

IconClass Codes:
49L17: Initial
46C13142: Ass, donkey
41A421: Curtains
11Q511: The Bible as a book
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
11P9: (aspects of) Christian Religion or the Church (as institution) ridiculed, criticized, or caricaturized
11P31131: Insignia of bishop, e.g. mitre, crozier
11L532: Disputing theologians

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod5011

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
47B1811: Baker
25I141: Street
49N: Reading
23U25: Watch
46B222: Pedlar
46C13142: Ass, donkey
46C1215: Carrying something on the head or on the shoulders
31D112: Child
33B1: Quarrel, argument
46B354: Signboard
31A535: Barber, barbershop
31A4152: Wooden leg
46B2211: 'cris de Paris', cries of London, etc.
48C855: Puppet and marionette show
41C713(+1): Distilled spirits (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
47H71: Tailor, dressmaker
44G16: Lawyer, attorney at law

Illustration - 3rd Illustration on Bod1508

IconClass Codes:
49M32: Book
49N: Reading

Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod22338

IconClass Codes:
49M32: Book
49N: Reading

Sheet - 2806 d.31(49)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 193


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V938

Title: Savourna deelish; or, The moment was sad

First Line: Oh the moment was sad when my love and I parted

Themes:  Soldiers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1918

Title: Courting too slow

First Line: It was early one morning, I tripp'd o'er yon sands

Themes:  Rejected suitor



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Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod1961

IconClass Codes:
49L17: Initial

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod2069

IconClass Codes:
49L17: Initial

Sheet - Harding B 4(49)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 4(50) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1369

Title: Patrick O'Neal. Or, The Irishman's description of a man of war

First Line: O ye sons of Hibernia; who're snug on dry land

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 18(49)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Ship.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9216

Title: A bold brave crew Song of the sea

First Line: A bold brave crew and an ocean blue

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Firth c.26(49)

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Series Identifier: 301


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16375

Title: The magic mouth

First Line: The flying \"Cork leg\" has been the theme


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 571

Title: Love of God shave

First Line: It was in this town, not far from this spot

Themes:  IrishBarbers



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Sheet - Harding B 3(49)

Imprint Names:  Davenport, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1800 and 1802

Notes:  Harding B 3(48) has the same cut


Ballad - Roud Number: 54

Title: Barbara Allen's cruelty. Or, the young man's tragedy

First Line: In Scarlet town, where I was bound

References:

ESTC: T188670

Themes:  Rejected suitor



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Sheet - Harding B 4(9)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.Jennings, G.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Part of the same cut is used in Firth c.22(48)


Ballad - Roud Number: V1844

Title: The cruel cooper of Ratcliff

First Line: Near Ratcliff cross liv'd a cooper there

Themes:  SlaveryCruel fatherTurkey



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Sheet - Harding B 31(49)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Ship (variant). With additional scenes of firemen and soldiers on parade.


Ballad - Roud Number: V35007

Title: Our Yankee monitor

First Line: The time, my boys, is very nigh, when Johnny Bull will see

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - Harding B 20(49)

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30472

Title: The emigrant's farewell

First Line: The shamrock rose and [thistle] I overheard conversing

Themes:  Emigration


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only with thine eyes

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(49)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Series Identifier: 35


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 713

Title: Mary's dream

First Line: The moon had climbed the highest hill

Authors:  Lowe, John

Themes:  GhostsShipwreck


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3329

Title: Buudle [sic] an' go

First Line: Clyde's bonny hills whar the heather was blooming



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Sheet - Firth b.28(49)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V5551

Title: J.H. A----ll, esq. tf [sic] his friend Rollingstone

First Line: On my return last eve to Town


Sheet - Firth b.34(49)

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 833

Title: Buxom lass

First Line: As I waa [sic] walking out one evening I met a buxom luss [sic]

Themes:  Sexual intercourse


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2902

Title: The rose in June

First Line: Some idly throughout spend their time



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Sheet - Wood E 25(49)

Imprint Names:  Andrews, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1655

Ballad - Roud Number: V20962

Title: The young-mans tryal: or, Betty's denial

First Line: Oh fie upon Cupids skill

Tune: The fits come on me now

References:

ESTC: R16418

Themes:  Unrequited love



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Sheet - Firth b.25(49)

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20308

Title: Perhaps its as well as it is

First Line: By my pa and my ma I'm styl'd

Themes:  Marriage prospects - women


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1982

Title: The moon is up

First Line: The moon is up and in the sky


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 7064

Title: The drunkard's child

First Line: Taking my walks on a cold winter's day

Notes:  Harding B 15(90a) is another impression of this ballad alone

Themes:  Drunkenness



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Sheet - Firth c.8(49)

Imprint Names:  Webb, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1746

Notes:  5 p.


Ballad

Title: Glass excised; or The schemer's mirror. A ballad

First Line: What say you to our schemer fine?

Tune: The leather bottle

References:

ESTC: N8081

Themes:  Taxation





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Sheet - Harding B 5(49)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: V1359

Title: The slighted father: or The unnatural son justly reclaimed

First Line: A wealthy man of late, we hear

References:

ESTC: T192566

Themes:  Cruel children



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Sheet - Harding B 11(49)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier: 142


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1081

Title: American stranger

First Line: I am a stranger in this country


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 15

Title: Polly's love; or, The cruel ship carpenter!

First Line: In fair Worcester city and in Worcestershire

Themes:  GhostsSeductionMurder



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Sheet - Harding B 14(49)

Imprint Names:  Fowler

Imprint Locations:  Salisbury

Date  between 1770 and 1800

Ballad - Roud Number: V3117

Title: Shakespeare's mulberry tree

First Line: Behold this fair goblet, 'twas carv'd from the tree

Performers:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

References:

ESTC: T196483

Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616



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Sheet - Firth c.22(49)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier: 546


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15327

Title: Tidy suit for all that

First Line: I'm remembered well - a slap up swell

Themes:  Dandies


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: Come landlord fill the flowing bowl

First Line: Come landlord fill a flowing bowl

Notes:  Firth b.26(267) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Drinking



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Sheet - Harding B 13(49)

Imprint Names:  Disley

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad

Title: Royal agricultural show

First Line: Come all you gallant Englishmnn [sic]

Subjects:  Lewes (England)

Themes:  Agricultural shows1850



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