Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmo[ut]h Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13832

Title: Will you love me then as now?

First Line: You have told me that you love me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15105

Title: Domestic disappointment

First Line: The voyage was past, and England's shore

Themes:  Press-gangs

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossomed sloe

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
33C4211: 'la cruche cassée' (loss of virginity symbolized)
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure
47I1431: Hay-cock

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
41A3211: Open door
33A2: Taking leave
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)
41A325: Threshold
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other
45F32: Requisition (call into service)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4255)

Notes:  Torn along lower edge.

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