Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8070

Title: Kissing at the window

First Line: [I] will sing of a lass and her name it was Nell

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3800

Title: Where are you going on Sunday?

First Line: I am going to tell a story

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15287

Title: Who shall be fairest

First Line: Who shall be fairest? -- who shall be rarest?

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 3016

Title: A new song called The sporting youth

First Line: I'm a stranger in this country, from America I came

Subjects:  United States

Themes:  Emigration

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C225: Parting, leave-taking (of lovers)
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
45D313: Private soldier
46C512: Departure ~ travelling
31B6214(+82): Weeping (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31A25344(+82): Wiping away tears (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
46C222: Ship in the roads, roadstead

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
41D262: Fan

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C225: Parting, leave-taking (of lovers)
45D323: Sailor
46C24(SHIP)(+11): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ exterior ~ vehicle, ship, etc.)


Shelfmark: 2806 b.11(278)

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