Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-street, Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13887

Title: To the West

First Line: To the West, to the West, to the land of the free

Subjects:  United States

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22433

Title: Fight between McDermott the Connaught hero, and Mulvany the Ulster champion

First Line: Come all you gallant Connaught men come listen to my song

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Prizefighting

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
41A721: Chair
41A3211: Open door
25G(+22): Plants; vegetation (+ branch, stick)
42B7421: Mother and son(s) (family group)
41A221: Living-room, parlour, sitting-room
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
41B313: Candlestick
11Q21: One person praying
41AA16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage - AA - civic architecture: inside
41A34: Staircase

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C391: Boxing (sport)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3869)

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