Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1851


Samuel Russell, Printer, 24, Old Meeting-stret [sic], Nephew to the late Joseph Russell, Moor-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13807

Title: Old soldier's daughter

First Line: O do you remember the old soldier's daughter

Themes:  Rural societySoldiers - veterans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a well known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  PatriotismPolitics and government - 19th century

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13803

Title: My skiff is on de shore

First Line: I'm gwan I'm gwan to see lubly Dina

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A2511(+82): Arm raised upward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D223(+43): Clothing for the upper part of the body (+ fur used for clothes)


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(186)

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