Broadside Ballads Online

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Printed & sold by E. Keys, 7, James-st., Devonport. Sold also by R. Stone, 10, on the New Bridge, Exeter ... And by W. Burridge, Truro, Cornwall


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 368

Title: Blow the candle out

First Line: It's of a young 'prentice who went to court his dear

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28742

Title: The new Home sweet home

First Line: When wandering far on distant soil

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
45D313: Private soldier
25I141: Street
41B31: Candle
45B31: Guard duty, keeping sentry
31AA2711: Walking - AA - female human figure

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H15: Forest, wood
43C114: Hunter
25F23(BEAR): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: bear


Shelfmark: Firth b.34(33)

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Shelfmark: Firth b.34(34)

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