Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1855


Cadman, Printer, Ancoats, Manchester

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7560

Title: Constant pair, or The pretty prentice boy

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens, and a story I'll tell

Subjects:  IndiaLiverpool (England)

Themes:  Social statusLovers partedWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 829

Title: Rakish young fellow

First Line: I once was a rakish young fellow

Themes:  Drinking


IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41C7111: Glass of wine
41D267: Purse, money-bag
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41D221: Head-gear
31A235: Sitting figure
41D222: Neck-gear ~ clothing
33C2291: Chamber-pot is emptied from above ~ chasing away (unwanted) lover
41C7112: Bottle of wine
43C512: Playing-cards
31B6233(+925): Mouth wide open (+ being frightened)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(680)

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