Broadside Ballads Online

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Date
    between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier:

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Viewing: Firth b.25(587/588)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6489

Title: The execution of Bernard Cangley, at the front of Cavan gaol, on the 4th of April, for the barbarous and inhuman murder of Peter Reilly, on the 22nd of January last

First Line: You tender-hearted Christians I pray you will draw near

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th century


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3432

Title: Song on the Irish brigade

First Line: Hibernia's sweet harp from your slumber awaken

Authors:  O'Carroll, Thomas

Notes:  Appears also, but variant, in 2806 b.9(284) and Harding B 19(116)

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865 - Irish brigade


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V408

Title: A new song on the late fight between Heenan and King

First Line: You sporting gallant Irishmen come listen to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V408

Title: A new song on Heenan and King

First Line: You sportsmen of Ireland, come list to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 12873

Title: The young soldier's letter to his mother

First Line: As I roved out through Irish town one eveniug [sic] last July

Tune: The river Roe

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4291

Title: The dark maid of the island

First Line: Sweet were the songs of the breeze and the fountain


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2560

Title: Song called the Bouchleen dhoun

First Line: You muses, why absent from me?

Themes:  Soldiers


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3050

Title: The wonders of the illuminations!

First Line: Good people all I pray have patience

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Dublin illuminations for the wedding of the prince of Wales1863


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: A song -- The lily of the west

First Line: When first I came to Ireland some pleasure for to find

Subjects:  Ireland


10th Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle lived near Killarney

Subjects:  Ireland


11th Ballad - Roud Number: 2949

Title: The seducer outwitted!

First Line: There was a young gentleman in this country did dwell

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in Harding B 19(77a) and at Firth c.18(53)

Themes:  SeductionTransvestism


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E234632: Violent death by dagger, knife
44G5111: Murder

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
46C223: Harbour

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
45C16(MUSKET): Firearms (with NAME)
41B32: Torch

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H15: Forest, wood
46A14: Farmers
46C145: (farm) wagon, freight wagon, cart
46C1463: Whip

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I15(PLOUGH): Agricultural implements: plough
25F32(CROW): Song-birds: crow

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1444: Four-wheeled vehicle drawn by more than three animals
46C1463: Whip

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
92L17: Specific aspects, allegorical aspects of Bacchus; Bacchus as patron
41C711: Wine ~ alcoholic drinks
92L18(THYRSUS): Thyrsus ~ attribute of Bacchus
92L18(VINE): Attributes of Bacchus: vine

8th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H15: Forest, wood
47I84: Woodcutting, woodcutter ~ forestry
47D8(AXE): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: axe

9th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C26: Steamsailer





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