Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13757

Title: The cavalier

First Line: It was a beautiful night

Subjects:  Hong Kong

Themes:  Rejected suitorElopement

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V740

Title: Katty Darling

First Line: The flowers are blooming, Katty darling

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
33C22: Lovers' meeting
45C21: (military) uniforms
41A38: Balcony
45B6: The soldier off duty
31AA2521: Postures and gestures of arms and hands - AA - both arms or hands

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46B221: Street-trader
41A7751: Container made of plant material other than wood: basket
31B62313(+81): Smiling (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(562)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1581

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1581 is a photocopy of the Durham University copy. The first cut appears also at Harding B 11(1388).

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