Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew's Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 986

Title: Cupid the pretty plough-boy

First Line: As I walked out one May morning

Themes:  Letter-writingCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met, 'twas in a crowd

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel mother

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V468

Title: Poor Tom

First Line: Then farewell my trim built wherry

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Wherrymen

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31A2351: Sitting on the ground
33A13: Meeting
25I18: Outskirts of city
43C121: Angling
25H217: River bank

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A122(YATE)1: Armorial bearing, heraldry (with NAME of family) - coat of arms
41A542(+02): Gate, entrance
47I214(+0): Goat (+ variant)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(772)

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