Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1846 and 1854


E. Hodges, (from Pitt's,) wholesele [sic] toy and marble warehouse, 31 Dudley st. 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26624

Title: Spalpeen faunach

First Line: Rise up you lazy Munster boys, no longer stand spectators

Notes:  The title is that of the popular song, <IAn spailpi_1n fa_1nac_:> - The itinerant labourer

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15029

Title: New Irish emigrant

First Line: Farewll [sic] dear Erin I'm going to leave you

Themes:  Emigration - Irish


IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
25I141: Street
46A17: Working class, labourers
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
31B6214(+82): Weeping (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))


Shelfmark: Firth b.27(106)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3609)

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