Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


See Firth b.25(587/588) for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4291

Title: The dark maid of the island

First Line: Sweet were the songs of the breeze and the fountain

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of eleven; see Firth b.25(587/588)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8384

Title: John Doorly -- a song of 1798

First Line: I hope you'll pay attention and listen untome

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2560

Title: Song called the Bouchleen dhoun

First Line: You muses, why absent from me?

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of eleven; see Firth b.25(587/588)

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46A14: Farmers
46C145: (farm) wagon, freight wagon, cart
46C1463: Whip

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42F32(BROOM): (household) utensils and implements (with NAME)
25F32(CROW): Song-birds: crow
46C122: Wheelbarrow

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B011: Aristocracy; 'Aristocratia' (Ripa)
46A121: Coronet


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(90)

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