Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


A. Ryle & Co., Printers 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of four; see Harding B 11(2590)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: The blackbird

First Line: 'Twas on a bank of daises [sic] sweet

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of four; see Harding B 11(2590)

Themes:  Unrequited love

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12626

Title: Tom Topsail

First Line: Tom Topstil [sic] he died and the folks piped thesr [sic] eye

Themes:  Sailors - veteransCharity


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
41A711: Table
41A721: Chair
41C345: Bowl
31A4152: Wooden leg
45B82: Disabled soldier
41A774: Container of glass: bottle, jar, vase


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(228)

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