Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church St. Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad

Title: Thro' the wood

First Line: Through the wood, through the wood, follow and find me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16504

Title: The spring time of year is coming

First Line: The spring time of the year is coming, coming

Themes:  Spring

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C15: Archer's weapons
23T26: Renaissance (historical epoch, through 16th century)
47I1: Agriculture

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C714: Beer, ale
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other
47I149: Rest during harvest (eating, dancing, making love, etc.)
41C12: Drinking


Shelfmark: Harding B 20(171)

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