Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3155

Title: A pound or a penny

First Line: Some very good sayings I've heard in my time

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8724

Title: Is that mother bending o'er me

First Line: Is that mother bending o'er me

Tune: Mother's warning

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A14: Farmers
46A16: The rich
46A17: Working class, labourers
46A2: Social contrast

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25312(+82): Head held in the hand(s), with elbows leaning on an elevation or on the knees (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
33C52: Whore, prostitute
41A7221: Cushion


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3132)

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