Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrews Street, Seven Dials


Harding B 11(3087) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: Poor little sailor boy

First Line: The bitter wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22077

Title: Curly headed plough boy

First Line: A curly headed plough boy five years ago was I

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2672

Title: The poor little sweep

First Line: On a cold winter's morn as the snow was a falling

Themes:  Chimney-sweeps


IconClass Codes:
41A141: The usual house or row of houses
46B221: Street-trader
42F32(BROOM): (household) utensils and implements (with NAME)
61F(ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL, LONDON, England): Names of historical buildings, sites, streets, etc. (with NAME)
41B214: Chimney


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3086)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 954

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