Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


T. Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton St, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William and Harriet

First Line: Its of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2365

Title: Colleen Rhue

First Line: As I was walktng [sic] one summers morning

Themes:  Pastoral

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A35: Conversation, dialogue; conversation piece
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
41A721: Chair
46A23: Contrast between important and unimportant people; the inferior before the superior, the weak before the mighty
31A235: Sitting figure
41A222: Drawing-room, 'salon'

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(BONNET): Head-gear (with NAME)
61BB11(+513): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ profile portrait)


Shelfmark: Firth c.26(65)

Notes:  Imprint of J.O. Bebbington has been defaced

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