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, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1683

Title: The way of the world

First Line: As you travel through life, if your [sic] wealthy you'l find

Themes:  Wealth

2nd Ballad

Title: Form, girls, form

First Line: Come, form, girls, form, they say a storm

Themes:  Volunteers - female

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6946

Title: The blacksmith's son

First Line: A stalwart lad is the blacksmith's son, with broad bare chest and strong

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status


IconClass Codes:
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
31A4581: Fairy
43B151: Hunting butterflies


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(298)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4055)

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