Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


John Harkness, Printer, Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16678

Title: The noble sportsmen

First Line: Since Parliament is prorogued, I think 'twould not be wrong

Themes:  Politics and government

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 490

Title: Wild and wicked youth

First Line: In Newry town I was bred and born

Themes:  Highwaymen

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C1144: Blowing the hunting horn
43C114(+423): Hunter (+ hunting with horses)
43C1141: Assembling, 'd├ępart pour la chasse'

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
44G25: Arrest (of criminal)
44G223: Policeman, constable
31A2545(+81): Gripping someone by the shoulder (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))


Shelfmark: Harding B 20(117)

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