Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston


Harding B 11(1757) is another edition Harding B 11(1758) is another edition

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 275

Title: The Indian lass

First Line: As I was a walking on a far distant shore

Themes:  Indians of North America

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8046

Title: Drink, and kiss the lasses

First Line: I'm a jolly roving tar, fearing neither wound or scar

Themes:  Sailors

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
33C21: Courting
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
41A722: Couch, sofa, settee
33A14: Embracing each other, kissing
41A221: Living-room, parlour, sitting-room
31A235: Sitting figure
41C7112: Bottle of wine

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2354: Sitting in someone's lap - AA - female human figure
41D2321(+81): Apron (+ men's clothes)
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
41C2411: Wine-cellar
41C713(+1): Distilled spirits (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
47B1822: Gin-distiller


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1756)

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