Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth court, 7 Dials. Sold by Willy, Cheltenham; and Taylor, Redcliffe Street, Bristol


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V202

Title: The Nativity. Christmas carol

First Line: Behold the grace appears

Notes:  Carol

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 663

Title: The Fountain of Christ's Blood

First Line: Here is a fountain of Christ's blood

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Passion of Jesus Christ

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17368

Title: A New Christmas Carol

First Line: Hark! all around the welkin rings

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11I36: (single) apostle, unspecified

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(ANDREW): The apostle Andrew; possible attributes: book, X-shaped cross, fish, fishing-net, rope, scroll

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(THOMAS): The apostle Thomas; possible attributes: book, chalice, girdle, heart, lance or spear, scroll, square, stones

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(JOHN): The apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11I62(DAVID)32: David as musician, usually playing the harp

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11I36: (single) apostle, unspecified

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(PETER): The apostle Peter, first bishop of Rome; possible attributes: book, cock, (upturned) cross, (triple) crozier, fish, key, scroll, ship, tiara

8th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(JAMES THE LESS): The apostle James the Less, first bishop of Jerusalem; possible attributes: book, fuller's club, scroll

9th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(SIMON): The apostle Simon Zelotes (or Simon the Canaanite); possible attributes: book, saw, scroll


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(43)

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