Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 11(1126)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4997

Title: The fall of Babylon

First Line: Hail the day so long expected

Themes:  Religion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7167

Title: Repentant sinner

First Line: 'Tis Jesus Christ I waut [sic] to find

Themes:  Jesus Christ

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A122: Armorial bearing, heraldry
11Q511: The Bible as a book
11P31131: Insignia of bishop, e.g. mitre, crozier
11D12: The cross ~ symbols of Christ
11P1: Allegorical and symbolical representations ~ the Church and Religion

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q511: The Bible as a book
11D12: The cross ~ symbols of Christ
11H: Saints

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