Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Henson, Printer and Publisher, 81, Bridge street, Northampton. Sold also by J. Taylor, Town Crier, Aylesbury, Bucks.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2681

Title: Phoebe Morel, the slave

First Line: I had a dream a happy dream

Themes:  Slavery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1224

Title: I'm going for a soldier, Jenny

First Line: I'm going for a soldier, Jenny

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48A9871: Ornament ~ arabesque
25F39(DOVE): Other birds: dove

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
45C12(STAFF): Weapons for striking a blow (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(394)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2999)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 3344

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