Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


John Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 276

Title: Jack Tar, or the green bed empty

First Line: Come listen awhile and I'll tell you a story conc[e]rning of one

Themes:  TavernsSailorsMoney

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2024

Title: The pirate of the isles!

First Line: Oh, I command a sturdy band

Themes:  Piracy


IconClass Codes:
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
31A2521: Arms crossed
31A232: Leaning figure
47K(+21): Commercial fishery (+ men (labourers))


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1848)

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