Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1819 and 1844

Imprint:

Pitts, Printer, and Toy Warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 9128

Title: Lubly Rosa Sambo come; or De coal-black rose

First Line: Lubly Rosa Sambo cum

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20667

Title: Who are you?

First Line: What sayings and what doings there are in Lunnun town


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: Brave old oak

First Line: A song for the oak, the brave old oak

Themes:  Oak tree


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12813

Title: Joy! joy! joy!

First Line: Joy! joy! joy! came bounding o'er the plain


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V33246

Title: Love in a cottage for me

First Line: Oh! the air of a city with poor little love


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 5878

Title: My heart's in the Highlands

First Line: My heart's in the highlands, my heart is not here

Themes:  Scotland


8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13808

Title: Bessy, the sailor's bride

First Line: Poor Bessy was a sailor's bride

Themes:  Death


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42F51: Maid ~ house personnel
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
92D152: Cupid handling his weapons


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