Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2689

Title: Willie, we have miss'd you

First Line: Oh! Willie is it you dear

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 566

Title: Answer to Betsy, of Ballantown Bray

First Line: You young men and maidens pray lend an ear

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
47I141: Reaping, picking, mowing ~ harvest
47I15(PLOUGH): Agricultural implements: plough
47I213: Sheep
46B: Trade, commerce and finance
47I: Agriculture, cattle-breeding, horticulture, flowerculture, etc.
47I1421: Sheaf
47I15(HARROW): Agricultural implements: harrow

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
41C121: Giving drink
47I149: Rest during harvest (eating, dancing, making love, etc.)


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(92)

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