Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


H.P. Such, Machine and General Printer, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13802

Title: The old oak table

First Line: I had knocked out the dust from my pipe t'other night

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe, and her dark-ey'd sailor

First Line: It's of a comely young lady fair

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+61): Private festivities, merry company (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)
41C714: Beer, ale
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
42D351: Man and wife quarrelling, 'Marriage à la mode'
31A2521: Arms crossed


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(324)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2823)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2824)

Notes:  Harding B 11(2824) is printed on green paper.

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1185

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1185 is printed on green paper.

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