Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


Printed by Ryle and Co., 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 292

Title: The lass of Glenshee

First Line: On a bonny day, when the heather was blooming

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black flag

First Line: Oh, ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D17: Old woman
41C2541: Open fire, fire-place, stove (in kitchen)
13E7: Diviner, soothsayer
13A21: Séance

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H13: Coast
45C13(SABRE): Hacking and thrusting weapons (with NAME)
44G56: Pirate, corsair, buccaneer


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(227)

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