Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-Street, Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20413

Title: The old bachelor

First Line: I am an auld bachelor, sixty and three

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 586

Title: The banks of sweet primroses

First Line: As I walked one mid-summer morning

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q621: Pilgrim(s)
11Q624: Pilgrim's dress and attributes, e.g. flask, hat, mantle, staff

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
32B342: Red Indians, American Indians
46B49: Import and export
25G4(TOBACCO): Plants and herbs (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2774)

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