Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2933

Title: Mournful verses on the collision of the Dublin and Belfast steamers

First Line: Attend awhile you feeling christians

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15653

Title: You never call-up now

First Line: What curious sayings and doings there is every day its true

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4935

Title: A new song called The Connaughtman's adventures in Dublin

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

Themes:  Countryman in Dublin

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C26: Steamsailer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
12B62: Altar ~ non-Christian religions
41B12: Burning as process

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46B356: Advertisement, notice
25FF3(PHOENIX): Fabulous animals ~ birds: phoenix

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B3311: Chinese
41C722: Tea (leaves)
46B35: Advertising
46B49: Import and export
61D(CHINA): Geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (names of cities and villages excepted) (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(32)

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