Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


At T. Wilson's, No. 45, King-Street, Whitehaven


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12718

Title: Young Johnston

First Line: Come all you young men of learning

Themes:  Forgery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12657

Title: The lover's complaint

First Line: Abroad as I walked for my recreation

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C14(PIKE): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): pike
46A7: Crowd, mob
44G342: On the scaffold or place of execution
44G3413: Regret (of person under sentence of death)
44G321(SCAFFOLD): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)


Shelfmark: Firth c.17(301)

Notes:  Torn top left corner

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