Broadside Ballads Online

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Printed by E. Keys, No. 7, James-street, Devonport. Sold by R. Stone, 10 on the New Bridge, Exeter. And by W. Burridge, Truro, Cornwall


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsey Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away, hard work my time employing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: The Croppy Boy

First Line: It was very early in the spring

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
46C13142: Ass, donkey
47C37: Grinding, milling (industrial processes)
47D221: Treadmill driven by horizontal device

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46B222: Pedlar
41A32: Door
41A3241: Door-knocker, doorbell


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(508)

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