Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13780

Title: The Hazle [sic] dell

First Line: In the Hazel dell my Nelly's sleeping

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of th[e] moor

First Line: Twas one cold night when the wind

Themes:  Death

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
31A231: Standing figure
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
33A13: Meeting
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
47I141: Reaping, picking, mowing ~ harvest
25G11: Groups of trees
47I1421: Sheaf
25G4(REED): Plants and herbs: reed

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ (full) bust portrait)
41D211: Dress, gown
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1501)

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