Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1851 and 1910

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16494

Title: The girl I left behind me

First Line: Now for America I'm bound

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4360

Title: The true-lover's farewell to Ireland

First Line: 'Twas of a summer's evening, as I went out to walk

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
41A542: Gate, entrance
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
25I146: City-walls
46A15: The poor
42A31: Nursing, suckling

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(54)

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