Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15363

Title: My jolly gallant sailor bold

First Line: Upon one summer's morning I carelessly did stray

Tune: Irish Molly

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  MerchantsSailorsCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20593

Title: Young Helen

First Line: Young Helen was as sweet a flower

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: Rose shall cease to blow

First Line: The rose shall cease to blow

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
24B: Moon as celestial body
46C24(BARK): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle
47I2112: Cow

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2554)

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