Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


London: H.P. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V976

Title: Let me kiss him for his mother

First Line: Let me kiss him for his mother, let me kiss his youthful brow

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2677

Title: The scarlet flower

First Line: She's gentle as the zephyr

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1192 is another edition of this ballad alone

Subjects:  Scotland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
42B7421: Mother and son(s) (family group)
33A14: Embracing each other, kissing
42B12: Mother-love

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(303)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2110)

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