Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2168

Title: Irish Molly, O!

First Line: As I walk'd out one morning all in the month of May

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Rejected suitor

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4618

Title: Jim along Josey

First Line: Oh, I'se from Lusiana, as you must all know

Subjects:  Washington, George, 1732-1799Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

Themes:  FashionsBlackface minstrelsy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1461: Hay-stack
33C4211: 'la cruche cassée' (loss of virginity symbolized)
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure
31A2545(+81): Gripping someone by the shoulder (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B321: African negroes
31B62321(+81): Laughing (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1787)

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