Broadside Ballads Online

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Printed and sold by E. Keys, Devonport. Sold by R. Stone, 10, New bridge-street, Exeter; and by W. Burridge, Truro, Cornwall


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: V13262

Title: Merrily goes the bark. Glee

First Line: Merrily, merrily goes the bark

Themes:  Naval

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C92: One pair dancing; man and woman dancing as a couple

2nd Illustration

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


Shelfmark: Firth b.34(24)

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