Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Filter your search:

Result Type:
Illustrations - 1612
Items - 823
Editions - 248
Ballad Works - 4
Themes:
Sailors - 23
American Civil War, 1861-1865 - 13
Soldiers - 11
Naval - 6
Shipwreck - 5

(show more)

IconClass:
41A12 - 272
44A1(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN) - 246
46A12 - 152
31D12 - 126
31A231 - 108

(show more)

Dates:
1650-1700 - 2
1700-1750 - 3
1750-1800 - 31
1800-1850 - 155
1850-1900 - 121
1900-1950 - 1
Subjects:
Ireland - 6
Dublin (Ireland) - 4
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 - 2
Liverpool (England) - 2
London (England) - 2

(show more)

Collections:
Bodleian Harding - 185
Bodleian John Johnson - 31
Bodleian Firth - 29
Bodleian Rare Books - 28
Bodleian Douce - 3
Bodleian Ashmole - 1
Bodleian Rawlinson - 1
Bodleian Wood - 1
Authors:
Dix, John Ross, 1800-1865 - 9
Parnell, John - 8
Sawyer, Charles Carroll - 7
Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814 - 4
Johnston, Eugene T. - 3

(show more)

Performers:
Boddy, Mr. - 1
Carncross, John L., b. 1834 - 1
Cliff, T. - 1
Denham, Fannie - 1
Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814 - 1

(show more)

Printers/Publishers:
Magnus, C. - 73
[s.n.] - 28
Nugent, J.F. & Co. - 17
Pitts, J. - 17
Laurie and Whittle - 15

(show more)

Locations:
London - 77
New York, N.Y. - 77
[s.l.] - 24
Manchester - 22
Dublin - 19

(show more)

Search again:

Results:

Your current search: IconClass Code: 47I2232(+12)

2687 results found Page 1 of 108  Next>>

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod11347

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31AA247: Looking over the shoulder - AA - female human figure
33C21: Courting
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
34B12: Cat
25H217: River bank
32B311(IRISH): Europeans (with NAME)
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
41D231: Trousers, breeches
45C12(CLUB): Weapons for striking a blow: club
47I2232: Churning
41C6413: Milk

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod6064

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
34B12: Cat
47H313: Spinning-wheel
47H31: Spinning (manufacture of yarn)
46C131(+22): Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman (+ two persons ~ traffic and transport)
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village
47I2232: Churning

Sheet - Firth c.12(12)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 22377

Title: Admiral Hosier's ghost

First Line: As near Porto-bello lying

Authors:  Glover, Richard, 1712-1785

References:

ESTC: T183768

Subjects:  Hosier, Francis, 1673-1727Vernon, Edward, 1684-1757

Themes:  Anglo-Spanish war, 1739-1748



Click images to view larger

Sheet - 28825 c.1(12)

Imprint Names:  Cawe, G., widow of

Imprint Locations:  Brussels

Date  c.1714

1st Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Liedeken, van een dochter die hadde twee minnaers

First Line: Vrinden blijft hier wat staen

Tune: den jaeger van Berghlandt


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Vermaeckelych liedeken op de jacht van Diana

First Line: 'K sagh in 't krieken van den dage

Tune: Van d'Opera van Brussel (oft) Lief wilt myne gryse hayren


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Liedeken

First Line: Siet mijn ziel door min gedreven



Click images to view larger

Sheet - 28825 c.1(2)

Imprint Names:  Cawe, G., widow of

Imprint Locations:  Brussels

Date  [c.1715]

Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Een schoon Historie-Liedt van Heer Frederick van Genua, een ryck Coopmans Vrouwe

First Line: Aenhoort dit leidt seer klachtig en jammerlijck afgrys

Tune: den Graef van Roomen



Click images to view larger

Sheet - G. Pamph. 1665(12)

Imprint Names:  Davies, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1731

Notes:  ESTC; T73483. Foxon C141.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6952

Title: The Chelsea monarch: or Money rules all. A new court ballad

First Line: Tho' money thus reigns -- as by title divine

Tune: Packington's pound

References:

ESTC: N5675

Themes:  Money






Click images to view larger

Sheet - Curzon b.12(68)

Imprint Names:  Mitchell, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1799 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: V30748

Title: A voice to Europe, Asia, Africa, America, all the world over!!!

First Line: From the African shores, the Baltic, the Hague

Authors:  Brown, J.

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Don. b.13(12)

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1671 and 1704

Ballad

Title: A third merry ditty of Cold and raw

First Line: Cold and raw you can't forget

Tune: Cold and raw

Notes:  A fourth merry ditty is Douce Ballads 2(187a).

References:

ESTC: R185042

Themes:  FairsRivalry in loveScots



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Don. b.24(12)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1735]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9763

Title: The downfall of Bartholomew fair

First Line: O Bartledom fair

Tune: Bartholomew fair

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743

Performers:  Este, Thomas, d. 1745

Themes:  FairsBartholomew Fair



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Wood E 25(12)

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Ballad - Roud Number: V30317

Title: The love-sick shepheard, or, The dying lovers reprieve

First Line: All in a mirtle grove, where shepheards play

Tune: Long dayes of absence

References:

ESTC: R233205



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Harding B 12(146)

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

1st Ballad

Title: A happy country life. A new song

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens attention to me give


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32746

Title: Warren triumphant

First Line: Our anchors weigh'd to sea we stood

Themes:  Sailors



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Harding B 12(175)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V30170

Title: The frightful & dreadful murders at Denham in Buckinghamshire

First Line: Of all the dreadful murders we ever yet did read

Subjects:  Chelsea (England)Denham (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th century



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Harding B 12(227)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1185


Ballad

Title: Preston Guild, 1882

First Line: You lads and lasses far and near

Subjects:  Preston (England)

Themes:  FairsEntertainments1882



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Firth c.12(233)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  See Harding B 11(391) Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(391)

Series Identifier: 344


Ballad - Roud Number: 158

Title: Bold William Taylor

First Line: I'll sing you a song about two lovers

Themes:  MurderTransvestismWomen sailors



Click images to view larger

Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod57

IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle

Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod2215

IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod1262

IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle

Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod4937

IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle

Sheet - Firth c.12(157)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Notes:  Firth c.13(230) is another impression Firth c.13(230) is another impression

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 927

Title: Homeward bound

First Line: Now to Blackwall docks we bid adieu

Subjects:  Malabar

Themes:  Sailors


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 565

Title: My bonny Irish boy!

First Line: When first I was courted by a bonny Irish boy

Subjects:  London (England)Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Unrequited love



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Firth c.12(265)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier: 496


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1544

Title: Duke William the jolly sailor

First Line: Duke William and a nobleman, the rose of England's nation

Subjects:  Cumberland, William Augustus, Duke of, 1721-1765


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13876

Title: Lovely night

First Line: Lovely night! lovely night!

Authors:  Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Firth c.12(289)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier: 228


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangsMoney


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 182

Title: Young Edwin in the Lowlands low

First Line: Come all you feeling lovers and listen to my song

Themes:  TavernsMurder



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Firth c.12(340)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier: 269


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2676

Title: The sailor's grave

First Line: Our bark was far, far from the land

Themes:  Shipwreck


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6980

Title: That raking, ranting, Reilly

First Line: There's a boy that follows me every day

Themes:  Irish



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Firth c.12(373)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier: 651


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3962

Title: The dying sailor at sea

First Line: Our ship was far, far, on the sea

Themes:  Sailors


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5443

Title: The gospel ship

First Line: The gospel ship has long been sailing

Themes:  Religion



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Firth c.12(374)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Ballad - Roud Number: V4161

Title: The sailor's hymn

First Line: You sons of the main that sail over the flood

Attributation: Composed by two sailors; cast away on a desert island, in the South sea

Themes:  Religion



Click images to view larger

Sheet - Firth c.12(377)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  With: The brave British tar [prose]


Ballad - Roud Number: V29684

Title: On the holy scriptures

First Line: Laden with guilt and full of fears

Themes:  Religion



Click images to view larger

2687 results found Page 1 of 108  Next>>

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.

×