Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


J. Catnach, Printer, 2, 3, Monmouth-court 7 Dials


Firth b.25(113) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13808

Title: Poor Willie was a sailor brave. (An answer to Bessy the sailor's bride)

First Line: Poor Willie was a sailor brave

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 291

Title: The bold fisherman

First Line: As I walk'd out one May morning, down by the river side

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E12: Deathbed
31B6214(+82): Weeping (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31A25344(+82): Wiping away tears (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31E112: Assembly of relatives ~ dying person
31B6214(+81): Weeping (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A25344(+81): Wiping away tears (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
41D132: Fashionable woman, 'belle'
41D262: Fan
31AA311: Eyeglasses, spectacles - AA - female human figure


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3114)

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