Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1810 and 1831


J. Marshall, Printer, Newcastle


Sheet contains Bible quotations


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: Carol I. For Christmas Day

First Line: God rest you, merry Gentlemen!

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8874

Title: Carol II On St. Stephen's Day

First Line: In friendly love and unity

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V23637

Title: Carol III On St. John's Day

First Line: When bloody Herod reigned King

Notes:  Carol

Subjects:  John, the Baptist, saint

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V34554

Title: Carol IV On St. Innocent's Day

First Line: Upon the twenty-fifth of December

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(JOHN): The apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73B2: Adoration of the Christ-child ~ Christ's birth

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(MATTHEW): The apostle and evangelist Matthew (Mattheus); possible attributes: angel, axe, book, halberd, pen and inkhorn, purse, scroll, square, sword


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(26)

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