Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


John Harkness, Printer, 121 & 122, Church street; Office -- North Road, Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26367

Title: A loving wife's appeal to her profligate husband. A recitation

First Line: The ardent lover cannot find a coldness in his fair unkind

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 346

Title: All jolly fellows that follow the plough

First Line: When four o' clock comes then up we rise

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42B742: Mother and child(ren), woman and child(ren) (family group)
42A3: Mother and baby or young child
42B12: Mother-love

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A14: Farmers
43A2(+61): Private festivities, merry company (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)
41C714: Beer, ale
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
47I15(PLOUGH): Agricultural implements: plough


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(136)

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