Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1831 and 1837


Wright, Printer, Moor-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 453

Title: Joseph was an old man

First Line: When Joseph was an old man, an old man was he

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17488

Title: Lift up your heads

First Line: Lift up your heads in joyful hope

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31G322: Angel guiding a soul to heaven, 'psychopompos'

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G1911: Cherubs, i.e. children's heads with wings

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E12: Deathbed
46A1632: Money-chest, treasure-chest, money-box


Shelfmark: Douce adds. 137(3)

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