Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1663 and 1674

Sheet References:
  • ESTC: R235562


Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(168)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2115

Title: A most excellent ballad of Joseph the carpenter, and the sacred Virgin Mary

First Line: Joseph an aged man truely

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14265

Title: Even in the twinkling of an eye

First Line: As I lay musing all alone

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D267: Purse, money-bag
46A1632: Money-chest, treasure-chest, money-box
71I143212: Solomon bows down to Bathsheba

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11F4: Madonna: i.e. Mary with the Christ-child

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
41A34: Staircase
31A2723: Climbing

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