Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1859 and 1899


Viewing: Harding B 11(1244)

1st Ballad

Title: Forgive me when I'm dead

First Line: 'Twas past, and she was dying

Themes:  AdulteryDeath

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24245

Title: Sweet cottage maid

First Line: One morning in my rambles as I walked by the sea shore

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856Lovers reunited

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7352: Horn, trumpet, cornet, trombone, tuba
48C70: 'Musica', symbolic representations, allegories and emblems ~ music; 'Musica'(Ripa)
48C73411: Tambourine

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
41A621: Pergola
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D211: Dress, gown
31A235: Sitting figure
25G41: Flowers
31B6(+932): Morphology of human expression (+ addressing)

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