Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



W. Allerston, Printer and Stationer, St. Saviourgate, York


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5506

Title: The shop-boy is free

First Line: I'm afloat, I'm afloat, on the river I ride

Themes:  Excursions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13924

Title: Dandy Jim from Caroline

First Line: You've often heard it said, ob late

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C26: Steamsailer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B112: Anonymous historical persons portrayed in a double portrait
61BB112: Anonymous historical persons portrayed in a double portrait - BB - woman
43C59: Puzzle, riddle, conundrum, enigma


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(4)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3503)

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