Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V391

Title: Hearts of oak

First Line: Come, cheer up, lads, 'tis to glory we steer

Authors:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3845

Title: Oh! tell me, Memory

First Line: Oh! tell me, memory, no more

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
31B6(+913): Morphology of human expression (+ swinging, waving)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A721: Chair
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
41D921: 'décolleté'
41D132: Fashionable woman, 'belle'
41D262: Fan
41A431: Carpet, rug


Shelfmark: 2806 d.31(3)

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Shelfmark: Firth b.27(333)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1514)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 3301

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