Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



Watson, Printer, Jamaica-row, Birmingham


1st Ballad

Title: Carol I. The scene, &c

First Line: The scene around me disappears

Authors:  Montgomery

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols

2nd Ballad

Title: Carol II. The condemnation

First Line: The world in condemnation lay

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8334

Title: Carol III. Awake! awake!

First Line: Awake! awake! salute the happy morn

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12393

Title: Carol IV. Bright is the morn

First Line: Bright and joyful is the morn

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G193: Female angels
11G21: Angels singing, making music

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
71B331: The ark is floating on the waters, while life on earth is destroyed ~ story of Noah

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G: Angels

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11E1: Holy Ghost represented as a dove (in flames)

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11D12: The cross ~ symbols of Christ

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61D(MOUNT CALVARY): Geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (names of cities and villages excepted) (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Douce adds. 137(70)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper. Date given in MS below imprint

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