Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1797 and 1834


Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15513

Title: Going out to market

First Line: Once I was never satisfied with how the cash was laid out

Themes:  Domestic economyPoliceShopkeepersSex role

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3706

Title: The moon is on the waters

First Line: When the moon is on the waters

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryTheft

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C911: Man dancing alone
31B6(+913): Morphology of human expression (+ swinging, waving)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
46C5141: Being welcomed ~ travelling
46C222: Ship in the roads, roadstead


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(497)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1351)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1599

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1600

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1601

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