Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13811

Title: Rouse, brothers, rouse

First Line: Rouse! brothers rouse! the way is long before us

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8146

Title: God defend the right. A translation of the popular French song, \"Partant pour la Syrie\"

First Line: On, onward, then, for Syria!

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A14: Farmers
46A11: Division into classes (~ society)
46A24: Relation between master and servant
43C942: Folk dancing (men and women together)
43A1: Periodic celebrations, popular feasts
43B12: Picnic, alfresco, 'déjeuner sur l'herbe'

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
44A51(GREAT BRITAIN): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)
92H17: Specific aspects, allegorical aspects of Neptune; Neptune as patron
44D22: Customs

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C15: Archer's weapons
45A10: Symbols, allegories of war; 'Guerra' (Ripa)


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(242)

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