Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1833 and 1851


Birt, Printer, 39 Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1718

Title: The dandy Broadway swell

First Line: You talk ob dandy niggers, but you neber saw dis croon

Themes:  FashionsBlackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 738

Title: Buffalo gals

First Line: As I went lumb'ring down de street

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V143

Title: Arab steed

First Line: Oh, bring me but my Arab steed

Themes:  Arab horse


IconClass Codes:
47I2111: Bull
31B6(+925): Morphology of human expression (+ being frightened)
41D2632: Parasol, sunshade
31AA27112: Running - AA - female human figure
43B12: Picnic, alfresco, 'déjeuner sur l'herbe'


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(22)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(785)

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