Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union- street, Borough

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1743

Title: The cottage by the sea

First Line: Childhood's days now pass before me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1084

Title: Free and easy

First Line: I'm the lad that's free and easy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
31AA2351: Sitting on the ground - AA - female human figure
25H17: Meadow, pasture
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden
49A1: Study and diversion

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C714(+1): Beer, ale (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
41C324: Tankard
46C1463: Whip
46C14: Animal traction, animal-drawn vehicle (carriage etc.)
41D223(SMOCK): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)


Shelfmark: 2806 c.16(212)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(705)

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