Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:


Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 11(203)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2020

Title: Beautiful bird, sing on

First Line: Beautiful bird in the morning sing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4277

Title: Just after the battle mother

First Line: Still upon the field of battle

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F3: Birds

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
44A3(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
25H13: Coast
41D221: Head-gear
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat
45D12: (military) standard-bearer
31B6(+913): Morphology of human expression (+ swinging, waving)
45A3: Victory ~ armed conflict
44A3(+2)(FRANCE): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)

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