Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4391

Title: The wants of the shah!

First Line: O, young English girls, list to my story

Tune: O, dear, what will the matter be

Subjects:  Nasir ud-Din, Shah of Persia

Themes:  1873Visit of the Shah of Persia, 1873

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2683

Title: The sons of Fingal; or, Tara's old hall

First Line: Oh! Erin my country although thy arms slumbers

Subjects:  Ireland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A14: Farmers
44B113: King
41C714: Beer, ale
82A(JOHN BULL): Male literary characters (with NAME)
44B128: Ruler in informal contact with his subjects
44A51(ENGLAND): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle


Shelfmark: 2803 d.3(19)

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Shelfmark: Firth b.27(55)

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