Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


John F. Nugent & Co., Printers and Publishers, 35, New-Row, West Dublin


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

Title: Lines written on a discussion between a Protestant gentleman and a Roman Catholic lady, in Townly hall, near Drogheda

First Line: As I roved out one evening on the 20th of July

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of twelve; see Firth b.27(109/110)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: A new song called the Can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 b.11(136) and Firth b.27(109/ 110) but with a different illustration.

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
23D44: Autumn, fall, 'Autumnus'; 'Autunno' (Ripa)
25G3(APPLE-TREE): Trees: apple-tree
25G21(APPLE): Fruits: apple
47I41: Fruit-tree culture; fruit harvest

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F35(PARROT): Ornamental birds: parrot


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(64)

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