Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Viewing: Harding B 11(228A)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly breaks the morn

First Line: Behold, how brightly breaks the morning

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Fishing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: The sailor's tear

First Line: He leap'd into the boat

Themes:  SailorsWar

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1553

Title: Daring highwayman

First Line: I am a daring highwayman likewise a gallant rover

Notes:  Harding B 20(226) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  HighwaymenNewgate prison (London, England)

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
41A17: Farm (building)
34B232: Fowl (cock, hen, chicken, etc.)
33A2: Taking leave
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
34B11: Dog
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
47I2213: Shepherd's crook
47I2211: Herd, flock
31AA2363: Lying on one side, stretched out - AA - female human figure
25G3: Trees
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)

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