Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


2806 c.13(181) is another edition.

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Other printings:


Viewing: Firth b.25(425)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1061

Title: The wealthy farmer's son

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens fair, attend unto my song

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20209

Title: The thrasher

First Line: Can any king be half so great

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
47I14: Harvest
47I149: Rest during harvest (eating, dancing, making love, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42A4211: Carrying a child on the back
31A329: Eavesdropper
13E421: Gipsy woman or gipsy handreading

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