Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1846 and 1854


E. Hodge's (from Pitt's,) Wholesale Song Mart, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley st., 7 Dials


Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3883). Johnson Ballads 3127 is a duplicate of the ballad, without the additional illustrations.


Ballad - Roud Number: V268

Title: Blue violets

First Line: Violets, violets, beautiful blue violets

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
41A12: Castle
25H131: Rocky coast

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C15: Archer's weapons
84(COCK ROBIN): Tales and fairy tales (with TITLE)
29A: Animals acting as human beings

3rd Illustration

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


Shelfmark: Harding B 15(24a)

Notes:  Slip. The first and third illustrations on this page are separately printed items pasted adjacent to the ballad sheet. Johnson Ballads 3127 is a duplicate of the ballad, without the additional illustrations.

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