Broadside Ballads Online

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See Carnell (1979): F11 for imprint attribution. The second illustration is rotated one quarter turn.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3230

Title: An admired song called blue-eyed Mary

First Line: As I roved out one summer's day to view the flowers springing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2880

Title: Mat Hyland

First Line: There was a lord lived in this town

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4935

Title: The poor Connaughtman

First Line: [I] am a poor Connaught man from the town of Athlone

Themes:  Countryman in Dublin

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
46A14: Farmers
46C1318: Horse in motion
46C11: Road, path
46C5131: Asking the way

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49N: Reading
11P9: (aspects of) Christian Religion or the Church (as institution) ridiculed, criticized, or caricaturized
11P331(BISHOP): Functionaries and dignitaries (with NAME) ~ episcopal Protestant churches
61B2(SHEEHAN, John, 1812-1882): Historical person (with NAME)
49D3: Planimetry, geometry

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F32: Song-birds


Shelfmark: 2806 b.9(235)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 19(44)

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