Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


W.S. Fortey, Printer, Monmouth Court, London. W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3962

Title: The dying sailor at sea

First Line: Our ship was far, far on the sea

Themes:  Religion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5443

Title: The gospel ship

First Line: The gospel ship has long been sailing

Themes:  Religion

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A222101: Profane heart symbolism ~ love
25G21(POMEGRANATE): Fruits: pomegranate

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
31A2731: Falling
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
46C215(DECK): Parts of ship's exterior (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 415

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