Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1958

Title: Pulling hard against the stream

First Line: In the world I've gained my knowledge

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4985

Title: Father has come home

First Line: Yes, Mary, dear Mary, your father's come

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
46C1161: Signpost

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
24B: Moon as celestial body
41A23: Bedroom
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
11Q21: One person praying
41A7611: Built-in bedstead (Dutch: 'bedstee')


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(117)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3187)

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