Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1820


Viewing: Harding B 2(117)

Ballad - Roud Number: V4049

Title: Ralph and Nell's ramble to Oxford

First Line: I heard much talk of Oxford town

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Countryman in townBodleian Library (Oxford, England)Oxford Physic Garden (Oxford, England)


IconClass Codes:
25H18: Cultivated land
33C21: Courting
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
41D212: Coat, cape
41D211: Dress, gown
47I14: Harvest
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
47I15(RAKE): Agricultural implements: rake
47I15(SCYTHE): Agricultural implements: scythe
31A2545: Gripping someone by the shoulder

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