Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10186

Title: Why everything's so precious dear, is what I want to hear

First Line: Oh, crikey! what a piece of work there's all the country through

Themes:  PricesEconomy and trade

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24851

Title: 'Tis but a little flower

First Line: 'Tis but a little faded flower

Performers:  Brennir, Carl

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
48C514: Picture, painting
31A235: Sitting figure
41C121: Giving drink
31A2521: Arms crossed
41C33: Tea- and coffee-service
41C37221: Table-cloth

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H15: Forest, wood
25F3(+421): Birds (+ nest, den, burrow)
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4185)

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