Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7787

Title: The nobby waterman

First Line: How werry snug and nautical

Themes:  Watermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V758

Title: Old Ben the Yankee

First Line: Uncle Ben did you never hear tell

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2092

Title: The village beauty

First Line: See the star-breasted villain to yonder cot bound

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentProstitutionCourtship - difference in social status

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1778

Title: The pilot

First Line: Oh, pilot! 'tis a fearful night

Themes:  Sailors


IconClass Codes:
92H1: (story of) Neptune (Poseidon)
92H18(TRIDENT): Attributes of Neptune: trident


Shelfmark: Firth c.19(130)

Notes:  Firth c.19(130); Imperfect: cropped.

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