Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1859 and 1899


Taylor, Printer, Brick Lane, (Near the Railway Arch) Spitalfields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 278

Title: Seven joys

First Line: The first good joy that Mary had

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Virgin Mary

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30623

Title: The Holy Day

First Line: It is the day, the Holy day

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73D622: Soldiers throwing dice for Christ's seamless garment ~ Christ's death on the cross
73D625: Bystanders at the foot of the cross, among whom Mary, Mary Magdalene and John the Evangelist; Mary may be shown swooning

2nd Illustration

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

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C53: Raising of the daughter of Jairus, who is lying in bed (Matthew 9:18-19, 9:23-26; Mark 5:21-24, 5:35-43; Luke 8:40-42, 8:49-56)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73E422: Christ aloft in the sky ~ Ascension


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(66)

Notes:  The cuts are coloured.

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