Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


A. Ryal aud [sic] Co., Printers, 2 & 3 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6581

Title: A life by de galley fire

First Line: A life by de galley fire

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V370

Title: Come to the old oak tree

First Line: Come to the old tree

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13803

Title: My skiff is by the shore

First Line: I'm gwan, 'I [sic] gwan to see my lubly Dina

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


IconClass Codes:
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)
43C912: Woman dancing alone
32A21: Fat (human type)
32B3211(+52): American negroes (+ women)


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(230)

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