Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1813 and 1838

Imprint:

Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1378

Title: Carol. -- A Virgin most pure

First Line: A Virgin most pure as the prophets did tell

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 808

Title: Christmas drawing near at Hand

First Line: Christmas now is drawing near at hand

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 477

Title: Dives and Lazarus

First Line: As it fell out upon a day

Notes:  Carol


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 936

Title: While Shepherds watch'd

First Line: While shepherds watch'd their flocks by night

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G1911: Cherubs, i.e. children's heads with wings
11G21: Angels singing, making music
73E422: Christ aloft in the sky ~ Ascension
11D332: Adult Christ together with angels
73G364: Resurrection and ascension of the two witnesses of God

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C852: The rich man (Dives) is feasting, while poor Lazarus is starving at the gate (dogs licking Lazarus' sores) (Luke 16:19-31)


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 7(4)


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