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: 5695

Title: The little town's boy

First Line: One cold winter's evening, the stormy winds did blow

Themes:  PovertyOrphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 368

Title: Blow the candle out

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

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacyLetter-writing

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44C312: Political caricatures and satires

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31B6235(+82): Speaking (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31B6(+9232): Morphology of human expression (+ refusing somebody or something)
11Q73124: Marriage ~ Protestant service
11P3: Organization, functionaries and dignitaries in churches and in related institutions
42D31: Unequal couple, ill-matched couple


Shelfmark: Firth c.18(294)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 428

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