Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth b.28(31b)

Sheet Notes:  Firth b.28(31b); Imperfect: lacks the overall title.

1st Ballad

Title: Ole Joe, a nigger melody

First Line: Old Joe sat at the garden gate

Performers:  Dunn, T.

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7728

Title: Walk Chaw Bone, a favourite nigger melody

First Line: In caroline war I was born

Performers:  Dunn, T.

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
32B3211: American negroes
48C5156: Frame of painting, etc.

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A373: Clown
48C911: Author, poet writing
48C910: Inspiration of the poet; 'Furore poetico' (Ripa)

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