Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Harding B 11(2078) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12885

Title: The lass with her jet braided hair

First Line: As I walked out one morning quite early

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1982

Title: The moon is up

First Line: The moon is up and in the sky

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41A17: Farm (building)
25G411: Cut flowers; nosegay, bunch of flowers

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
33C2121: Lover with love-letter
92D152: Cupid handling his weapons
92C48(FLAMING HEART): Attributes of Venus (with NAME)
34B231: Doves, pigeons


Shelfmark: Harding B 20(92)

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