Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1850 and 1899

Notes:

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



Search

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


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 19(90)


Click image to view larger





Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.

×