Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1838 and 1859


[...] & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5460

Title: The soldier's child to its mother

First Line: Oh! tell me, gentle mother, why

Tune: Phoebe Morel

Themes:  Widows

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8513

Title: Bonny Dundee

First Line: To the lords of Convention 'twas Claverhouse spoke

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B12: Cat
42A37: Watching a sleeping child
42A411: Cradle, crib
42A4: Infant, baby

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D311: Commander-in-chief, general, marshal
45H33: Hand-to-hand fighting (~ battle)
98B(DARIUS): (story of) Darius, king of Persia
98B(ALEXANDER): Male persons from classical history (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3569)

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