Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1857 and 1877


W. M'Call, Printer, Cartwright Place, Byrom Street

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3587

Title: Battle of Tullamore

First Line: It was on a Monday morning, we got the reute for marching

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4688

Title: Factory bells of England. A parody on the Merry bells of England

First Line: Oh, the bell of that 'ere factory

Themes:  Factories

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: Blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD)(+1): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword (+ during the battle)
33B6: Killing ~ aggressive relationships
23T27(XVI): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)
31E2346: Violent death by weapon

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47D41: Watermill
47A12: Factory-building


Shelfmark: Firth c.14(225)

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