Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmoth [sic] Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: Answer to the stolen child

First Line: Oh, weep, not so lady, thy tears are fasr [sic] streaming

Themes:  GipsiesKidnapping

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 15431

Title: Carry me back to ole Virginny shore

First Line: Oh, if I wss [sic] only young again

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsyVirginia

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H18: Cultivated land
42A4211: Carrying a child on the back
41D2339: Barefoot
41A54: Fence, wall, paling
26C: Winds

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
44B1212: Throne
44B113: King
25G3(PALM-TREE): Trees: palm-tree
32B321: African negroes
46A18: Slavery; serfs and slaves
61D(AFRICA): Geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (names of cities and villages excepted) (with NAME)
44B1322: Kneeling before a ruler


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(89)

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