Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 11(1212)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23079

Title: The fisherman's daughter!

First Line: Why art thou wandering alone on the shore?

Themes:  ShipwreckFishermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V414

Title: Ho! fill me a tankard

First Line: Ho! fill me a tankard, good mine host

Themes:  Drinking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
25H172: 'locus amoenus' motif; pleasant place with trees (~ taste), meadows (~ sight), spring or brook (~ feeling), singing birds (~ hearing) and flowers (~ smell)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A1(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Coat of arms (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
25G4(THISTLE): Plants and herbs: thistle
25F34: Owls
92B11221: 'Cornucopia', Horn of Plenty
25G3(OAK): Trees: oak
11P31131: Insignia of bishop, e.g. mitre, crozier
25G4(SHAMROCK): Plants and herbs (with NAME)
25F711(BEE): Insects: bee
44A5: Symbols of particular nations, states, districts, etc.
31A22121: 'imago omnia videntis'
25G4(LEEK): Plants and herbs (with NAME)

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