Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1855


J. Cadman, Printer, 152, Great Ancoats St., Manchester, and Sold by H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter's Street, Leeds

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad

Title: Song of the haymakers

First Line: The noontide is hot, and our foreheads are brown

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21860

Title: The oak and the ivy

First Line: In the depths of the forest an old oak grew

Themes:  Patriotism

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
41C121: Giving drink
47I14: Harvest
47I149: Rest during harvest (eating, dancing, making love, etc.)
47I15(RAKE): Agricultural implements: rake

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G3(OAK): Trees: oak

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G3(OAK): Trees: oak

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
44B113: King
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.


Shelfmark: Firth c.26(31)

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