Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1857 and 1877


W. M'Call, Printer, Cartwright Place, Byrom S. Liverpool


The second illustration appears to be from an alphabet: Ox, Pear, Queen.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: Green bushes

First Line: Early one morning in the month of May

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3451

Title: Hibernia's lovely Jane

First Line: Departing from the Scottish shore

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Soldiers, Scottish

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
23R14: Night
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
24F1: Contemplating the firmament

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44BB113: King - BB - female ruler
25G21(PEAR): Fruits: pear
47I21111: Ox


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1416)

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