Broadside Ballads Online

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Devonport: Printed By S. & J. Keys


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7105

Title: Shepherds, rejoice

First Line: Shepherds, rejoice, lift up your eyes

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad

Title: The Great I AM

First Line: See the morning, fair and bright

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad

Title: Christ's Resurrection

First Line: Christ, the Lord, is ris'n to-day!

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Jesus Christ

1st 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)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73B93: Christ's dispute with the doctors in the temple; he counts his arguments on his fingers

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
47I242: Bee-hive
25G41(GLADIOLUS): Flowers (with NAME)
47I244: Bees ~ apiculture

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
71N21: Two bears come out of the woods and tear the children who were mocking Elisha to pieces

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
34B11: Dog
31A231: Standing figure
46A151: Beggar
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
11V1: Feeding the hungry, 'esuriens cibatur' ~ one of the (seven) Acts of Mercy


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(62)

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