Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1084

Title: Poor Savoyard boy

First Line: I came from a land far away, far away

Subjects:  Italy

Themes:  Beggars

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3932

Title: The young English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a prime new song, that was made by a young chap's pate

Themes:  DebtBlackwood's Magazine

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A151: Beggar
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41D29: Clothed in rags

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A7: Crowd, mob
46A2: Social contrast
43C1431: Cock-fighting


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3107)

Click image to view larger

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.