Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1833 and 1851


Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4717

Title: Ma Molly Astore

First Line: As down on Banna's banks I strayed

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21831

Title: Lucy Neal

First Line: I was born in Alabama, my massa name was Deal

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1161: Signpost
41A18: Hut, cabin, lodge

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A17: Working class, labourers
31AA2351: Sitting on the ground - AA - female human figure
33C49: Rape, violation


Shelfmark: Firth b.28(30c)

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