Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1846 and 1854


M.A. Hodges, from Pitts, Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley [Street] (late Monmouth Street) Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes, and screams [sic] around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 738

Title: Buffalo girls

First Line: As I went lumb'rin down de street

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1159

Title: Sandy boy

First Line: As I went down to shore

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
41D221(TURBAN)(+82): Head-gear: turban (+ women's clothes)


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 517

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