Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


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Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5052

Title: Willie safe at home, answer to Willie we have miss'd you

First Line: Yes, Mary, it is me, dear, safe, safe at home

Notes:  Firth c.14(163) is another edition of this ballad alone Harding B 15(385a) is another edition of this ballad alone

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1279

Title: Oh dear! what can the matter be?

First Line: Dear, dear, what can the matter be


IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
32B311(SCOTS): Europeans (with NAME)
41D3: Folk costume, regional costume
45C41: (military) camp with tents


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2742)

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