Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Ordoyno, Printer, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 714

Title: The mantle of green

First Line: As I went a walking one morning in June

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V217

Title: Stunning Uncle Benjamin and my Aunt Sally

First Line: My uncle Benjamin and old aunt Sally

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
47I2112: Cow

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H15: Forest, wood
46A81(GIPSIES): Wandering communities: gipsies
41B16: Camp-fire; watch-fire
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden
13E421: Gipsy woman or gipsy handreading


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2319)

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