Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8317

Title: The Lancashire witches!

First Line: In vain I attempt to describe

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V109

Title: Wholesome advice to drunkards

First Line: You drunkards all I pray attend wherever you may be

Themes:  Temperance

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A81(GIPSIES): Wandering communities: gipsies
42A4211: Carrying a child on the back
31A329: Eavesdropper
13E421: Gipsy woman or gipsy handreading

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A1(+5)(TEMPERANCE SOCIETY): Coat of arms (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ society)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2052)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 2010

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 2011

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