Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7825

Title: Bonny wood o' Craigielee

First Line: Thou bonny wood o' Craigielee

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3095

Title: Row weel, my boatie

First Line: Row well [sic], my boatie, row weel

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23538

Title: Why left I my hame

First Line: Oh, why left I my hame!

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5408

Title: The tinkler's wedding

First Line: In June when broom in bloom was seen

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V274

Title: Bob o' the Bent

First Line: Come a' ye steeve tipplers, and listen to me

Tune: Todlin' but an' todlin' ben

Notes:  Verse and prose

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
44G544: Theft
43B411: Climbing up a tree
25G3(APPLE-TREE): Trees: apple-tree

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
33A13: Meeting
31D5: Young versus old age; young and old
41A636: French or architectonic garden; formal garden

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41C741: Pipe ~ tobacco
41C32: Drinking-vessels


Shelfmark: Firth b.27(397/398)

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