Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Devonport: Printed by Elias Keys. Sold by R. Stone, Fore- street Hill, Exeter; A. Brown, General Dealer, Bristol- Bridge, Bristol; And by S. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17779

Title: Cottage that stands by the sea

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in spring

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V351

Title: The convict's child

First Line: The convict ship lay near the beach

Themes:  Transported convict

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
49M32: Book
31D112(+72): Child (+ two persons)
49B(+3): Scholastic education, tuition (+ teacher, professor)
49A0: Symbolic representations, allegories and emblems ~ education; 'Ammaestramento', Dottrina', 'Educatione', 'Istitutione' (Ripa)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C215(ANCHOR): Parts of ship's exterior: anchor
25H13: Coast
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(712)

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