Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V740

Title: Katty darling!!

First Line: The flowers are blooming, Katty darling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V433

Title: Oh, steer my bark to Erin's isle

First Line: O I have roamed in many lands

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Themes:  Ireland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12577

Title: Off to the diggings

First Line: Away to the diggings, in thousands they go

Themes:  Golddigging in Australia

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
35: Pastorals, Arcadian scenes
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
47I14: Harvest
47I15(SICKLE): Agricultural implements: sickle

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H15: Forest, wood
33A13: Meeting
46C513(+23): 'en route', traveller under way (+ three persons ~ traffic and transport)


Shelfmark: 2806 c.15(257)

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