Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V282

Title: The bold Irishman

First Line: I am a bold Irishman, just come to town

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7596

Title: Though I am now a very little lad

First Line: Though I am now a very little lad

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  BoysTurks

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
46C144: Four-wheeled, animal-drawn vehicle, e.g.: cab, carriage, coach
46C514: Arrival and return ~ travelling
33A3: Visiting; receiving guests; elegant company
41A323: Monumental door, porch, 'aediculum'

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G3(PALM-TREE): Trees: palm-tree
31B6214(+82): Weeping (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31E34: Finding a dead person
25K3: Exoticism
25K15: Jungle


Shelfmark: Firth b.27(392)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(376)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 3334

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