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Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod1932

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
47I224: Shearing (sheep)
47A12: Factory-building
47H: Textile industry and clothing industry

Sheet - Harding B 21(21)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1787

Notes:  An engraving. See Harding B 12(46) for imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4177

Title: Jolly young butcher

First Line: I'm a jolly young blade

Themes:  Butchers



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Sheet - Firth c.21(21)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Notes:  Slip.
Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Johnson Ballads 266


Ballad - Roud Number: 54

Title: Barbara Allen

First Line: In Reading town were [sic] I was born



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Sheet - 2806 d.31(21)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 135


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V18263

Title: Every bullet has its billet

First Line: I'm a tough true-hearted sailor

Themes:  Sailors


2nd Ballad

Title: Tars and soldiers

First Line: The hardy tar no peril knows

Themes:  SailorsSoldiers



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Sheet - Harding B 28(21)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1158

Title: Rochester city

First Line: In Rochester city a miden [sic] did dwell


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3098

Title: The Western ocean

First Line: Once I lov'd a fair one



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Sheet - Harding B 21(65)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1791

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: 1984

Title: Tom Bowling or the Sailor's epitaph

First Line: Here, a sheer hulk, lies poor Tom Bowling

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 5(21)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 5(20) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2951

Title: The midnight messenger or, A sudden call from an earthly glory to the cold grave. In a dialogue between Death, and a rich man

First Line: Death. Thou wealthy man of large possessions here

Tune: Aim not too high

Themes:  Death



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Sheet - Don. b.13(21)

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Ballad - Roud Number: V8749

Title: The distressed mother

First Line: All you that have now a desire to hear

Tune: Let Caesar live long

References:

ESTC: R228194

Subjects:  Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694Schomberg, Frederick Herman Schomberg, Duke of, 1615-1690

Themes:  MerchantsCourt and courtiersLetter-writing



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Sheet - Firth c.21(66)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 576 is another impression. The illustration is part of a pictorial alphabet (letters P and Q): see Harding B 11(3360) and Harding B 16(224b).


Ballad - Roud Number: V1082

Title: A pawnbroker's shop on Saturday night

First Line: A song I am going to sing you

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Pawnbrokers



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Sheet - Douce adds. 137(21)

Imprint Names:  Bloomer, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1821 and 1827

Ballad - Roud Number: 1378

Title: The Virgin unspotted

First Line: A Virgin unspotted the prophets foretold

Themes:  Christmas carols



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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod5500

IconClass Codes:
25G21: Fruits

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod1004

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting

Sheet - Opie P 550(21)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 606


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22082

Title: Rosannah don't you sigh. A parody on Susannah don't you cry

First Line: I am going to Northampton


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22544

Title: I would if I could. If I couldn't how could I?

First Line: Miss Dolly wur handsome, big, brawny and gay

Notes:  Verse and prose


Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 21

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Notes:  With a prose introduction


Ballad - Roud Number: V16144

Title: Petticoats is master, and will be!

First Line: Come all ye ladies pray attend

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Domestic strife



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Sheet - Harding B 21(15)

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1794

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V8779

Title: Lera la. Sung in the surrender of Calais

First Line: Little does the townswife know



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Sheet - Harding B 21(55)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1791

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: 6132

Title: Jem of Aberdeen

First Line: The tuneful lav'rocks cheer the grove



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Sheet - Harding B 21(8)

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1793

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V697

Title: The fish girl

First Line: My name's pretty Poll, near Thames-sreet [sic] I dwell

Themes:  Street traders



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(21*)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  MS. Rawl. poet. 207(107, 108, 104, 105) is another issue with a different edition of the second ballad.

Sheet References:  ESTC: T226129

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29548

Title: A new ballad

First Line: At James's house, is a damnable rout

Subjects:  Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768George II, king of Great Britain, 1683-1760

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century1717


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29832

Title: An excellent new ballad on the fall of guinea's

First Line: One and twenty and six-pence, not three weeks ago

Subjects:  George I, king of Great Britain, 1660-1727

Themes:  Money



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Sheet - Harding B 21(54)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: 2069

Title: Blow high, blow low

First Line: Blow high, blow low, let tempests tear

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval



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Sheet - Harding B 4(21)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: 34

Title: The merry broomfield, or, The west country wager

First Line: A noble young 'squire that lived in the west

Themes:  Seduction



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Sheet - Wood 401(21)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad

Title: A famous battle between Robin Hood, and Maid Marian; declaring their Love, Life, and Liberty

First Line: A bonny fine maid of a noble degree

Tune: Robin Hood revived

Authors:  S., S.

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)



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Sheet - Firth c.21(30)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier: 262


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4260

Title: Old women's sayings

First Line: Draw near and give attention

Tune: Shop windows

Themes:  Superstitions


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V618

Title: Sally and Harry

First Line: Sally, Sally! shilly shally

Themes:  Marriage proposals



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Sheet - Wood E 25(21)

Imprint Names:  Wright, J.Clarke, J.Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.Coles, M.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1681 and 1684

Ballad - Roud Number: V7038

Title: Rebellion given over house-keeping: or A general sale of rebellious househould stuff

First Line: Rebellion hath broken up house

Tune: Old Simon the king

References:

ESTC: R182524

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649



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Sheet - Harding B 21(1)

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1786

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1225

Title: Damon & Phillis

First Line: A shepherd in clusters crept close by a grove



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Sheet - Harding B 13(21)

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Series Identifier: 55


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7763

Title: Bees wing, now winner of 25 cups

First Line: Since last I sang the well earn'd praise of bonny Beeswing here

Themes:  Horse-racing


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe black eyes and jet black hair

Themes:  Servants



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