Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-street, Preston


Firth b.25(425) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1061

Title: The wealthy farmer's son

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens fair, attend unto my song

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20209

Title: The thrasher

First Line: Can any king be half so great

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
35: Pastorals, Arcadian scenes
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
43A433: Crowning with laurel

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23E41: Winter ~ human activities (the four seasons of the year)
41A171: Barn
47I21(+945): Cattle (+ animals eating and drinking)
47I148: Threshing


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(181)

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