Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1774 and 1825


Viewing: Harding B 11(163)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2521

Title: Barbara Bell

First Line: But this love is a serious thing

2nd Ballad

Title: Farewell

First Line: It's fare you well cold winter

Themes:  Rejected suitor

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A51(GREAT BRITAIN): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)
45C19(SHIELD): Protective weapons: shield
45C11(SPEAR): Casting weapons: spear
11D12: The cross ~ symbols of Christ

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A14: Farmers
46C13143: Mule
46C13186: Kicking (horse in motion)
46C131615: Stirrup

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