Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


John Harkness, Printer, Church St., Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9108

Title: The convict maid

First Line: Ye London maids attend to me

Subjects:  Australia

Themes:  Transported convict

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns, my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3756

Title: Answer to The woodpecker

First Line: By the light of yon moon which resplendently shone


IconClass Codes:
41A542: Gate, entrance
25H17: Meadow, pasture
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
41D212(+82): Coat, cape (+ women's clothes)
42B7422: Mother and daughter(s) (family group)
46C24(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(687)

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