Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177 Union Street, Boro'.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 124

Title: The mermaid

First Line: On Friday morning as we set sail

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14982

Title: The silly old man

First Line: Come listen awhile and I'll sing you a song

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(BARK)(+1): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ view ~ vehicle, ship, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(BONNET): Head-gear (with NAME)
61BB11(+513): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ profile portrait)
41D2632: Parasol, sunshade


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2404)

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