Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad

Title: Lines on the Turkish atrocities; dreadful massacre of christians

First Line: You christians of this country, I hope you will draw near

Themes:  Serbo-Turkish War, 1877-1878

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24868

Title: Is there room for Mary there?

First Line: When the dewy light was fading

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
31B11: Sleeping in bed
45B32(+21): The company, the unit, the troop ~ military service (+ infantry)
45F6: Address by general before the battle
45D1: (military) flags and standards

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7352: Horn, trumpet, cornet, trombone, tuba
11G191: Angel(s) represented as child(ren)


Shelfmark: Firth c.16(186)

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