Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 11(1609)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 722

Title: The husband's dream

First Line: Why Dermot you look happy now, your dress is neat and clean

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8101

Title: The jackets of blue

First Line: The lads are all singing

Themes:  Sailors

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E112: Assembly of relatives ~ dying person
31B6214: Weeping
31A25344: Wiping away tears

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
25H131: Rocky coast
31B6(+933): Morphology of human expression (+ holding something)
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet

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