Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 713

Title: Mary's dream

First Line: The moon had climb'd the highest hills

Authors:  Lowe, John

Themes:  GhostsShipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23119

Title: While pensive I thought on my love

First Line: While pensive I thought on my love

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16510

Title: The maids lamentation

First Line: O you pretty fair maidens, I pray lend an ear

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4187

Title: The valiant soldier

First Line: A valiant soldier I dare not name

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
32B311(SCOTS): Europeans (with NAME)
41D3: Folk costume, regional costume
31A2351: Sitting on the ground
31AA2351: Sitting on the ground - AA - female human figure
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
46A16: The rich
25I28: Outskirts of village
25G411: Cut flowers; nosegay, bunch of flowers
33C214: Presents offered to the beloved


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2368)

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