Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 664

Title: Bonny bunch of roses O

First Line: By the dangers of the ocean

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

Themes:  French invasion scares, 1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V311

Title: The rose of the valley

First Line: The rose of the valley in spring-time was gay

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231(+2): Standing figure (+ back view)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
25G3(PALM-TREE): Trees: palm-tree
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
34F1: Animals threatening man
31A2534(+81): Hand(s) towards the eye(s) (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
25K15: Jungle
25F43: Crocodiles
49I11: Explorer
41A762: Hammock


Shelfmark: Firth c.26(139)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(404)

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