Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


Firth b.27(476) is another edition. Firth b.27(476) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13774

Title: Ever of thee

First Line: Ever of thee I'm fondly dreaming!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1162

Title: A life among the Mormons

First Line: What a world of flummery is this

Themes:  MormonsPolygamy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
31A233: Kneeling figure
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
33C215: Lover crowned with a wreath

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C221: Helmet
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
45A10: Symbols, allegories of war; 'Guerra' (Ripa)
45C11(SPEAR): Casting weapons: spear


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1097)

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