Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



Todd, Printer, Easingwold

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3868

Title: Dr Stafford, and the weavers' daughter

First Line: One evening as walk'd by the rocks of Mile

Themes:  Unrequited lovePhysiciansInsanity

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14136

Title: A traveller stopped at a widows gate

First Line: A traveller stopped at a widow's gate

Authors:  Colman, George, 1762-1836

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73A52: The Annunciation: Mary, usually reading, is visited by the angel (sometimes a woman overhears the conversation)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
41A221: Living-room, parlour, sitting-room


Shelfmark: Firth c.18(55)

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