Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


2806 c.13(39) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1525

Title: Labouring women

First Line: You married men and women too, give ear unto my song

Themes:  Housework

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3579

Title: Battle of Inkerman. Or, There came a tale to England

First Line: There came a tale to England

Themes:  Inkerman, battle of, 1854

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42B742: Mother and child(ren), woman and child(ren) (family group)
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
41A321: Opening the door
42B81: Spanking, drubbing (of naughty children)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F39(DOVE): Other birds: dove
31AA236: Lying figure - AA - female human figure
23T23: Classical antiquity (historical epoch)
31B6(+921): Morphology of human expression (+ threatening; fury)
45M2: Soldiers and civilians


Shelfmark: Firth c.14(60)

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