Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


W. Picken Printer, Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 585

Title: The Beverly maid and the tinker

First Line: In Beverly town a maid did dwell

Themes:  TavernsSexual intercourseTinkers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: The sailor boy

First Line: The bitter wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47B111: Smith, blacksmith

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(BARK)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A17: Farm (building)
46A14: Farmers


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(33)

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Shelfmark: Firth b.34(22)

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Shelfmark: Firth b.34(23)

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