Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 490

Title: Wild & wick'd youth

First Line: In Newry town I was bred and born

Subjects:  Newry (Ireland)

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2655

Title: The Nightingale in the East

First Line: On a dark lonely night, on the Crimea's dead shore

Subjects:  Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G16: Lawyer, attorney at law
44G1211: Court-room
44G1: Administration of justice, trial

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
49M32: Book
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
42B: Parents with their children
41A67: Ornamental plants
41A712: Shelves, rack, sideboard
49N71: Reading


Shelfmark: Firth c.17(208)

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