Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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See Carnell (1979): F10 for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V848

Title: Lamentation for the loss of Ireland

First Line: Farewell sweet Erin, fare thee woll [sic]

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2147

Title: Donnelly and Cooper

First Line: Come all you true bred Irishmen

Themes:  Prizefighting

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C512: Departure ~ travelling
31B6214(+82): Weeping (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)
31B6214(+81): Weeping (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
44C12: Emigration

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G3(PALM-TREE): Trees: palm-tree
25K1: Landscapes in tropical and sub-tropical regions
25F23(LEOPARD): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: leopard


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 2271B

Notes:  Holed by a burn on left side.

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