Broadside Ballads Online

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Harding B 11(2476) is another edition.


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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1984

Title: Tom Bowling

First Line: Here, a sheer hulk lies, poor Tom Bowling

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15124

Title: The monarch of the wood

First Line: Behold! the monarch of the woods

Themes:  Oak tree

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9130

Title: The ticket-of-leave man

First Line: I've just come back from Australia

Themes:  Emigration

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+513): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ profile portrait)
44G223: Policeman, constable

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