Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


Viewing: Harding B 11(995)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1804

Title: Drummer boy of Waterloo

First Line: When battle rous'd each warlike band

Tune: Woodland Mary

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1346

Title: Hail! Smiling morn! A very popular glee

First Line: Hail! smiling morn

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5458

Title: The orphan child

First Line: The night was dark as I did ramb[l]e

Tune: Young Henry of the raging main

Themes:  Orphans

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C21: Kitchen
42B71: Family life at home
31AA231(+72): Standing figure - AA - female human figure (+ two persons)
42A511: Learning to walk, the first steps

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
41D23321: Boots
46C1215: Carrying something on the head or on the shoulders
25H133: Beach
41A7751: Container made of plant material other than wood: basket
47K: Commercial fishery
46C(+641): Traffic and transport (+ getting out; dismounting; disembarkation)
47K(+21): Commercial fishery (+ men (labourers))

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