Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Artists:
  • Bewick, Thomas

Date
    between 1850 and 1899

Notes:

In the first illustration, the initials on the carriage are T.B. [i.e. Thomas Bewick].


Series Identifier:

6



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn

First Line: Oh rise up Willy Reilly, and come along with me


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8811

Title: The Land leagues advice to the tenant farmers of Ireland

First Line: Attend to me you tenant farmers thats assembled in this town

Authors:  O'Brien, M.

Themes:  Irish land league


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1893

Title: General Burke's dream

First Line: Slowly and sadly one night in November


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: The Croppy boy

First Line: It was early, early in the spring


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2995

Title: A much-admired song entitled the Emigrant's farewell to his country

First Line: Now our ship is ready to bear away

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of four; see 2806 b.9(243)

Themes:  Emigration


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3001

Title: The emigrant's letter to his mother

First Line: Dear mother, I take up my pen to write you these few lines

Themes:  Emigration


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V35081

Title: Lines written on the execution of Joe. Brady

First Line: Good christians all on you I call to hear my lamentation

Themes:  Executions


8th Ballad

Title: The Irish mother's lament for her emigrant son

First Line: My own dear boy, my own dear boy

Themes:  Emigration - Irish


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V26171

Title: \"Nationality\"

First Line: A nation's voice, a nation's voice

Themes:  Ireland


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C144: Four-wheeled, animal-drawn vehicle, e.g.: cab, carriage, coach
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
49L16: Letter combinations such as letterword, anagram, letter square, monogram, etc.
25I24: Public road in village

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
48C7322: Harp

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B2(O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847): Historical person (with NAME)

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
48C7322: Harp

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))

8th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
48C7322: Harp


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 40(6)


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