Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2436

Title: Dark lock-na-Garr

First Line: Away ye gay landscapes, ye gardens of roses

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Notes:  Appears also in 2806 b.9(245), and in Harding B 19(52b) with only five stanzas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 830

Title: Bloody Alma

First Line: You loyal heroes pray uow [sic] draw near

Notes:  Another impression appears in 2806 b.9(245)

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856Alma, battle of the, 1854

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13820

Title: Some love to roam

First Line: Some love to roam o'er the dark sea foam

Themes:  Hunting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V33932

Title: I'm a flirt

First Line: I'm a flirt, I'm a flirt of the real Dublin style

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C24(BARK): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
25H13: Coast
43C114: Hunter
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
43C111232: Lion hunt

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
47I123: Ploughing

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C221: Helmet
45D313: Private soldier

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A35: Conversation, dialogue; conversation piece
11Q621: Pilgrim(s)

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A721: Chair
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
31A25344(+82): Wiping away tears (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
42B7422: Mother and daughter(s) (family group)
42B21: Disowning a child


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(88)

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