Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


Ryal & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7672

Title: Who's dat knocking at de door

First Line: I hab just come down on a little bit ob spree

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V169

Title: The banners of blue

First Line: Strike up, strike up, strike up

Notes:  The same setting of type as Harding B 11(2652) but with a different first ballad

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Scottish nationalism

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1864

Title: The cuckoo

First Line: Now the sun is in the west

Notes:  The same setting of type as Harding B 11(2652) but with a different first ballad

Themes:  Pastoral

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48A9833: Flowers ~ ornament

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B311(SCOTS): Europeans (with NAME)
41D3: Folk costume, regional costume
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(251)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4175)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4175A)

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