Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Sheet References:
  • ESTC: T195302


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skewball

First Line: You gentlemen-sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V898

Title: Yo yea

First Line: I sail'd in the good ship the Kitty

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailing

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C2121: Horse-racing

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C13143: Mule

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I2111: Bull

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1318: Horse in motion

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B232: Fowl (cock, hen, chicken, etc.)

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C13141: Horse

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)

8th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
45D1: (military) flags and standards
46C215(ANCHOR)(+0): Parts of ship's exterior: anchor (+ variant)


Shelfmark: Harding B 6(54)

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