Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Devonport: Printed by S. & J. Keys. Sold by R. Stone, Exeter; And M.A. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V27241

Title: On the Nativity of Christ

First Line: Christians rejoice, and hail the day

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad

Title: See the Morn

First Line: See the morning fair and bright

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V31281

Title: Christ, the good Shepherd

First Line: Sheep of Christ's redeemed fold

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Jesus Christ

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V353

Title: Christ in the Manger

First Line: Where is this stupendous stranger

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Christmas

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 700

Title: The Sunny Bank

First Line: As I sat on a sunny bank

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Christmas

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C7224: Christ blessing children brought by their mothers, usually with some disciples disapprovingly looking on (Matthew 19:13-15; Mark 10:13-16; Luke 18:15-17)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11D3251: Christ with chalice, and bread or Host

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C33: The miraculous draught of fishes (before the Resurrection) on the Lake of Gennesaret (Sea of Galilee); James and John helping to bring in the nets (Luke 5:1-11)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q7311: Holy Mass (divine service, especially of Roman Catholic Church)
73F2237: Paul's journey to Rome (Acts 27-28)
73F223741: Paul preaches and tells his story to Jews while guarded by soldiers


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(16)

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