Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


London: Printed by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury, W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 15

Title: Molly the betray'd or, The fog-bound vessel

First Line: In a kitchen in Portsmouth, a fair maid did dwell

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSailorsMurder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24925

Title: Many changes have I seen

First Line: Many changes have I seen


IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
31A511: Mirror
46E521: Bell ~ acoustic signalling
41A6711: Flowers in a vase
41A722: Couch, sofa, settee
41A32: Door
33C52: Whore, prostitute
33C51: Brothel


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2474)

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