Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


J. Harkness, Printer, Church St., Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30549

Title: Mournful verses on the execution of Rush

First Line: Ye tender hearted Christians

Notes:  For the history of the murder and trial, see Gentleman's Magazine, v. 31 (1849), p. 97, p. 332

Subjects:  Rush, James Bloomfield, d. 1849

Themes:  Murder - 19th century1849

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23526

Title: The standard bearer

First Line: Upon the tented field, a minstrel knight

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2891

Title: Just like love

First Line: Just like love is yonder rose

Authors:  Strangford, Percy Clinton Sydney Smythe, Viscount, 1780-1855


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
44A3(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
25H13: Coast
31B6(+913): Morphology of human expression (+ swinging, waving)
45A3: Victory ~ armed conflict
44A3(+2)(FRANCE): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(80)

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