Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


John Harkness, Printer, Church St., Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8092

Title: The great meat pie

First Line: You've heard of the wond'rous crocodile

Themes:  Cooking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V946

Title: Oh, rest thee babe

First Line: Oh, slumber my darling

Themes:  Lullaby

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9620

Title: An old man will never do for me

First Line: An old man would be a wooing


IconClass Codes:
31AA2351: Sitting on the ground - AA - female human figure
31A233: Kneeling figure
43C421: Shooting with bow and arrow, archery (~ games of skill)
25G11: Groups of trees
43C424: Target (~ sharpshooting)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1408)

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