Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


London: H. Such, Machine & Printer Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro' S.E.


Harding B 11(4271) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



Ballad - Roud Number: 2690

Title: A woman never knows when her day's work's done

First Line: Now just attend to me

Tune: Far, far upon the sea

Themes:  Housework


IconClass Codes:
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
32B3211: American negroes
46C1215: Carrying something on the head or on the shoulders
42F1: Housewife
33C321: Rivalry of men for the love of a woman; trying to get the skirt; 'Rivalità' (Ripa)
41A771: Container of metal: bucket, can, canister, drum, tin
54DD42: Fatigue, Lassitude; 'Lassitudine o Languidezza estiva' (Ripa)


Shelfmark: Firth c.20(118)

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