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: 171

Title: Young Ramble Away

First Line: As I was walking down Birmingham street

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 279

Title: I changed the green willow for the orange and blue

First Line: When first in this country a stranger I came

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46B222: Pedlar
46C145: (farm) wagon, freight wagon, cart
31B62351(+81): Crying, shouting (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
25F26(RABBIT)(+64): Rodents: rabbit (+ animal killed by man)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
33C21: Courting
25H15: Forest, wood
31D16: Old man


Shelfmark: Firth c.18(245)

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