Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1161

Title: The ragged coat

First Line: O what a world of flummery there is nothing but deceit in it

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland home

First Line: My highland home where tempests blow

Themes:  Scotland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: White squall

First Line: The sea was bright and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15876

Title: Tuneful lark

First Line: The tuneful lark on √¶ther wing

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G3(OAK): Trees: oak

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45A10: Symbols, allegories of war; 'Guerra' (Ripa)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42A3: Mother and baby or young child


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 2787

Notes:  Printed on pink paper

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