Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V31867

Title: Under the rose

First Line: If a secret you'd keep

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1173

Title: The wild rover

First Line: When I was a young man I rov'd up and down

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Prostitution

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D267: Purse, money-bag

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H18: Cultivated land
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)
49M32: Book
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)


Shelfmark: Firth c.18(236)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3950)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 3299

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