Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



W. Pratt, Printer, Printer [sic], 82, Digbeth


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: Croppy Boy

First Line: It was early fn [sic] the spring

Themes:  Land tenure - IrelandAgrarian disturbances - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 267

Title: Young Riley

First Line: As I was walking through the contey [sic] of Cavan

Subjects:  IrelandPennsylvania (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Emigration

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33B3: Fighting
42G222: Brothers or sisters (second degree family relationships)
43C752: Teasing (children's games and plays)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
31AA25191(+81): Hand in the pocket - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(45)

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