Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2309

Title: The cruiskeen lawn

First Line: Let the farmer praise his grounds, as the huntsman doth his hounds

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4611

Title: Hark away, Bess

First Line: When bold Turpin mounted his bonny black steed

Subjects:  Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
43C1147: Hunting dogs
25F23(WOLF): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: wolf
45C12(CLUB): Weapons for striking a blow: club
47I213: Sheep

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
31A2351: Sitting on the ground
34A1: Friendship between man and animal; caressing, petting


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(757)

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