Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15562

Title: The sailor's farewell

First Line: Farewell to old England, thy white cliffs adieu!

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 54

Title: Barbara Allen

First Line: In Reading town were [sic] I was born

Themes:  Rejected suitor

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
56D1: Hope; 'Speranza', 'Speranza delle fatiche' (Ripa)
46C215(ANCHOR): Parts of ship's exterior: anchor

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
11R512: (woman) looking in a mirror ~ scene symbolizing 'Vanitas'
41D262: Fan
31AA51: Making toilet - AA - (for) women
31AA511: Mirror - AA - (for) women


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 266

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