Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1728

Title: Banks of the Clyde

First Line: When I was young, and in my prime

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)Glasgow (Scotland)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4788

Title: Three strings to my bow

First Line: I am a girl that's forsaken

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5538

Title: Money is your friend

First Line: Of friendship I have heard much talk

Themes:  Money

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
42A37: Watching a sleeping child
42A411: Cradle, crib
11G1911: Cherubs, i.e. children's heads with wings

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2351: Sitting on the ground
43C7: Children's games and plays
31D11221(+73): Boy (child between toddler and youth) (+ three persons)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(154)

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