Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


W. Harris, Printer, 179, Deritend, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 492

Title: Down by the Spanish shore

First Line: As I was sailing down by the Spanish shore

Themes:  Naval battles

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V502

Title: The brave collier lads

First Line: As I walk'd out one summer morn, all in the month of june

Themes:  Coalmines and mining

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))
44A3(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
25H23: Sea (seascape)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25D33: Surface structures and surroundings of a mine
25D32: Miner


Shelfmark: Firth c.13(255)

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