Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15195

Title: Far, far, upon the sea

First Line: Far, far, upon the sea

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23522

Title: The red, white, and blue

First Line: O! Britannia the pride of the ocean

Themes:  Naval

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(BARK)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
45C13(DAGGER): Hacking and thrusting weapons: dagger
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
31B6(+913): Morphology of human expression (+ swinging, waving)
46C24(+12): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (+ interior ~ vehicle, ship, etc.)
44A31(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Banner, standard (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(217)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper

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Shelfmark: Firth c.13(287)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper

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