Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


H.P. Such, Machine Printer, 177, Union Street, Borough, London. S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My lovely village fair

First Line: To my village fair none can compare

Themes:  Rural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2748

Title: Kitty Wells

First Line: You ask what makes this darky weep

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I221(+22): Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc. (+ women (labourers))
35: Pastorals, Arcadian scenes
25H15: Forest, wood
46C1318: Horse in motion

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
25I24: Public road in village


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(312)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2560)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1181

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