Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-street, Preston


Harding B 11(3454) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7305

Title: Settle fair

First Line: I'm a brisk and merry lad, that loves a bit of spreeing

Themes:  Fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The garden gate

First Line: The day was spent, the moon shone bright

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41A722: Couch, sofa, settee
41A421: Curtains
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other
41A32: Door
33C52: Whore, prostitute
33C51: Brothel

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
25H15: Forest, wood
41AA33: Window - AA - feigned window


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(103)

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