Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1860 and 1883


H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: Spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3450

Title: Poor Tom

First Line: Mas'r I can tell you nothing

Notes:  Based on a passage from Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Themes:  Slavery

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I223: Milking
33C32: Pursuit of a woman, prowling

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B3211: American negroes
31A233: Kneeling figure
46A181: Slave-trade


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(178)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3629)

Notes:  Harding B 11(3629) is cropped along top edge, lacking most of both illustrations.

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