Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad

Title: Sarah Ridley, O!

First Line: Oh! white folk I'm from New York

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13898

Title: So early in the morning

First Line: South Carolina's a sultry clime

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B12: Cat
41B31: Candle
41A23: Bedroom
31B17: Waking up

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C21: Kitchen
41C11: Eating
42F53: Manservant, footman
41C2541: Open fire, fire-place, stove (in kitchen)


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(282)

Click image to view larger

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.