Broadside Ballads Online

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    between 1850 and 1899


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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4205

Title: Rory of the hill

First Line: That rake up near the rafters


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3727

Title: Silver moonlight winds are blowing

First Line: Silver moonlight winds are blowing


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4454

Title: Mary Blane

First Line: I once did lub a pretty gal

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13766

Title: Farewell to the mountaim [sic]

First Line: Farewell to the mountain


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9639

Title: Content and a pipe

First Line: Contented I sit with my pint and my pipe

Themes:  Contentment


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: [T]he minstrel boy

First Line: [The mi]nstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2436

Title: Dark-lock-na-Garr

First Line: Away ye gay landscapes, ye gardens of roses

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V16322

Title: A new song Charles S. Parnell

First Line: From the plains of royal meath, to the city on the lee

Tune: What Paddy can't do more

Subjects:  Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2929

Title: Johnny Hart

First Line: There was a rich farmer's daughter lived near the town of Ross


10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3034

Title: A new song called Granuaile

First Line: As through the north as I walked to vi[ew] the shamrock plain

Notes:  For a better copy of the text see 2806 c.15(85)


11th Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743


12th Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The royal blackbird

First Line: Upon a fair morning for soft recreation

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V4209

Title: A new song on the Land league

First Line: Here's to Donegal and her people brave and tall

Notes:  For a better copy of the text see Harding B 19(139)

Themes:  Irish Land league


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I28: Outskirts of village
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
31D12: Youth, adolescent

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1421: Sheaf

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7322: Harp

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I141: Reaping, picking, mowing ~ harvest

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25191(+81): Hand in the pocket (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41C743(+1): Cigarette (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A191: Tent

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C26: Steamsailer

8th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7322: Harp

9th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
31D16: Old man

10th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7322: Harp

11th Illustration

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


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 40(2)





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