Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 567

Title: The green willow

First Line: Young men are false and they are so deceitful

Themes:  Unrequited love

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1110

Title: Cottage in the grove

First Line: Now wanton gales perfume the glade

Notes:  Harding B 15(65a) is another impression of this ballad alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 182

Title: Young Edmund in the Lowlands low

First Line: Come all you feeling lovers and listen to my song

Themes:  MurderTheft

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
42D111: Man kneeling before his beloved (proposing)
41A6: Garden

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2364: Lying on one side, with uplifted upper part of the body and leaning on the arm - AA - female human figure
25G11: Groups of trees
43B15: Enjoying nature ~ animals
25F3(+49): Birds (+ audible means of communication of animal(s): roaring, crying, singing, barking, mewing, neighing, chirping, etc.)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1433)

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