Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1850 and 1899

Notes:

See Firth b.27(109/110) for imprint



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24282

Title: The young Irish soldier

First Line: As I roved out one evening in the spring time of the year

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20030

Title: The young man's invitation to a pleasant looking wife

First Line: Come all you pretty maiden's fair and listen unto me


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I141: Reaping, picking, mowing ~ harvest
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
47I15(SICKLE): Agricultural implements: sickle

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B1524: Court jester, court fool

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
31A235: Sitting figure
41A3362: Human figure at (open) window, seen from inside
41A222: Drawing-room, 'salon'


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 19(17)


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