Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1860 and 1883


Viewing: Harding B 11(3054)

1st Ballad

Title: Polly Perkins's answer

First Line: I'm the Polly Perkins that once used to be

Themes:  Marriage prospects - womenTradesmen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1221

Title: Lowland Caroline

First Line: Soft roll Clyde's bonny silver streams

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V434

Title: The light bark

First Line: Off! off! said the stranger, -- off, off, and away


IconClass Codes:
41D132: Fashionable woman, 'belle'
41D2632: Parasol, sunshade
41D231(+82): Trousers, breeches (+ women's clothes)

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