Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The black-bird

First Line: Upon a fair morning, for soft recreation

Attributation: From Ramsay's Tea-table miscellany

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 166 is another impression of this ballad alone

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20498

Title: The nosegay girl

First Line: Thro' the town or village gay

Themes:  Street traders

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F32: Song-birds

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46BB221: Street-trader - BB - women engaged in trade and commerce
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
25G411: Cut flowers; nosegay, bunch of flowers


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 165

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