Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1828 and 1842


Batchelar, Printer, Hackney Road Crescent

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1308

Title: The downhill of life

First Line: In the downhill of life when I find I'm declining

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Rural societyNabobs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1156

Title: The gleaners

First Line: When the rosy morn appearing

Themes:  Rural society

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The Highlandman

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F32(THRUSH): Song-birds: thrush

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(JOHN)12: St. John the Evangelist writing the Gospel, usually the eagle present

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
43C1147: Hunting dogs


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(964)

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