Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1849 and 1862


London: Printed and sold by H. Such, 123, Union street, Boro' S.E. and at 83, White Cross-st, St. Luke's

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V382

Title: The dying gipsey

First Line: In a tent beneath the hawthorn shade

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Bessy Bloom the flower girl!

First Line: I am Bessy Bloom, the flower girl -- over valleys groves ann [sic] bowers

Themes:  Street traders

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C912: Woman dancing alone
41D2211: Veil
11I73(SALOME): Salome (not in biblical context)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G411: Cut flowers; nosegay, bunch of flowers


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(258)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1030)

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