Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\", by W. Fortey, (late A. Ryle & Co.), Monmouth court, Bloomsbury.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15329

Title: Merrily ply the pick & spade

First Line: Hurrah! hurrah! for the yellow gold

Themes:  Golddigging in Australia

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25433

Title: The glorious vintage of Champagne

First Line: When fortune frowns and friends forsake

Themes:  Wine

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15075

Title: We may be happy yet

First Line: Oh, smile as thou wert wont to smile

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860


IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41A223: Dining-room
34B12: Cat
41B21: Open hearth, fire-place
33A3: Visiting; receiving guests; elegant company
41C3: Laid table: table-ware, table-decoration, etc.


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(268)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2405)

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