Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1833 and 1841


Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V903

Title: The cachuca

First Line: Now to the castinet merrily sounding

Themes:  Dancing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3823

Title: Katty Looney: Parody on Jenny Jones

First Line: My name's Barney Murphy, I came from Killarne[y]

Themes:  SailorsHottentot Venus

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
24B: Moon as celestial body
34B12: Cat
48C7311: Violin, fiddle
29A: Animals acting as human beings
41C341: Dish, plate, saucer
47I2112: Cow
84(CAT AND THE FIDDLE): Tales and fairy tales (with TITLE)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47D31: Windmill
25H18: Cultivated land
47I1421: Sheaf

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
31B6235(+82): Speaking (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
43C1113: Bird hunting
33B1: Quarrel, argument
43C1132: Hunter displaying or presenting the spoils of the hunt
31AA2518(+82): Hand on the hip - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(513)

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