Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1796 and 1853


Swindells, Printer, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 359

Title: Ellen the fair

First Line: Fair Ellen one morning from the cottage she stray'd

Notes:  Harding B 16(80b) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Street tradersSocial status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2674

Title: Remember, love, remember

First Line: 'Twas ten o'clock one moonlight night

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
34B11: Dog
33C21: Courting
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
47I2213: Shepherd's crook
47I22(+22): Occupations ~ cattle (+ women (labourers))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A723: Bench
31A231: Standing figure
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41A6: Garden
41D262: Fan
41D211: Dress, gown
33C221: One lover waiting for the other


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1060)

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