Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1855 and 1861


Viewing: Firth c.14(85)

1st Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone summer is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5900

Title: The great India war

First Line: Attention give, both high & low that live both far & near

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2711: Walking - AA - female human figure
47I211: Bovine cattle
46C112: Bridge

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
41A54: Fence, wall, paling
41A31: Fa├žade (of house or building)
31A27112: Running
31AA27112: Running - AA - female human figure
41A638: Garden approach, garden drive

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