Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1797 and 1834


Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4273

Title: The man that has seen better days

First Line: No doubt you all wonder what object this is

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15237

Title: When sailing on de Ohio

First Line: A summer day, it feels so gay

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3047

Title: Oh! Sambo White, in lub I'm quite

First Line: Oh! Sambo White, pray come dis night

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
46A151: Beggar
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41A325: Threshold
41D54: Fashion, clothing


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2312)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1624

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