Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1780 and 1812


Printed and sold by J. Evans, No. 41, Long-lane, West- Smithfield, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 224

Title: A famous sea-fight, between Captain Ward and the Rainbow

First Line: Strike up ye lusty gallants


ESTC: T192414

Themes:  Piracy


IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
25H13: Coast
46C271: Crew ~ ship
46C222: Ship in the roads, roadstead
46C272(+6): Passengers ~ ship (+ departure and arrival ~ traffic and transport)
46C232(+24): Rowing-boat, canoe, etc. (+ four persons or more ~ traffic and transport)
25H23111: Surf, breakers


Shelfmark: Harding B 4(107)

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