Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by Bennett, and Boyes, Brighton. [second ballad] Sold by T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; W. Marshall, Bristol and R. Harris, Salisbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 355

Title: The painful plough

First Line: Come all you jolly ploughmen of courage stout and bold

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V176

Title: I'm in haste

First Line: As 'cross the field the other morn

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
85(FOX AND THE GOAT?): Fables (with TITLE)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A1(+4)(LONDON): Coat of arms (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ city; municipal)
86(DOMINE DIRIGE NOS): Proverbs, sayings, etc. (with TEXT)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2936)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 20(128)

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