Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3704

Title: The moon behind the hill!

First Line: I watch'd last night the rising moon

Notes:  The same setting of type as Harding B 11(2483) but the second and third ballads are different

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17191

Title: The colliers appeal

First Line: Many sad weary years they have toiled in the mine

Tune: The miners dream of home

Themes:  Coalmines and mining

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2680

Title: Skipper and his boy

First Line: The sea ran high, and the wind was wild


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31B6(+913): Morphology of human expression (+ swinging, waving)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2484)

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