Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1817 and 1827


T. Bloomer, Printer, Birmingham


1st Ballad

Title: The promised child

First Line: High let us swell our tuneful notes

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17488

Title: The promised Saviour

First Line: Lift up your heads in joyful hope

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
46A16: The rich
42B7422: Mother and daughter(s) (family group)
43B13: Walking, hiking (recreation)
41A638: Garden approach, garden drive

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C72621: A woman washes Christ's feet with her tears, and wipes them with her hair


Shelfmark: Douce adds. 137(4)

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