Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 11(2777)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20412

Title: Old Ben Lowe

First Line: Kind friends excuse my asking, but I am left alone

Tune: Poor old Joe

Themes:  Matchselling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3442

Title: Cock-a-doo-dle-doo!

First Line: I much regret old English sports are going out of date

Notes:  Verse and prose


IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
46C1161: Signpost
46C552: Knapsack, rucksack

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