Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1859 and 1899


Taylor, Printer, 92, Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 700

Title: As I sat on a sunny bank

First Line: As I sat on a sunny bank

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 936

Title: Watched their flocks

First Line: While shepherds watched their flocks by night

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: God rest you

First Line: God rest you merry gentlemen

Notes:  Carol

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V20131

Title: Arise good Christians

First Line: Arise! arise, good christians

Notes:  Carol

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73D41: Carrying of the cross: Christ bearing the cross, alone or with the help of others (e.g. Simon the Cyrenian)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73D643(+0): Crucified Christ with Mary, John, and Mary Magdalene (+ variant)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G21: Angels singing, making music


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(37)

Notes:  The cuts are coloured.

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