Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1797 and 1834


George Walker, Printer, Sadler-street, Durham

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1700

Title: The song of the shirt

First Line: With fingers weary and worn

Authors:  Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845

Themes:  SeamstressesPovertyWorking classSlaveryTurks

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: 13866

Title: I dream't of marble halls

First Line: I dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860


IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
46A21: Contrast between rich and poor
46A16: The rich
46A17: Working class, labourers
41B31: Candle
41C5: Celebration meal, feast, banquet
43A23: Ball, formal dance
41D(+23): Fashion, clothing (+ sewing ~ home making of clothes)
41A29: Interior of the house
41B311: Chandelier, candelabrum


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3601)

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