Broadside Ballads Online

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    between 1840 and 1866

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Viewing: Harding B 11(1594)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23635

Title: Humanity is calling

First Line: We have come to ask your assistance

Tune: Red, white and blue

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Trade depressionCotton textile industry


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15586

Title: The spinners' lamentation

First Line: You friends of the poor, both high and low

Tune: The mistletoe bough

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Trade depressionCotton textile industry


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46A151: Beggar
41A54: Fence, wall, paling
48CC7521: One person playing string instrument (bowed) - CC - out of doors

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage



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