Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


    between 1838 and 1845


The second illustration is signed: Calvert. Firth b.20(90) is another impression Harding B 11(2411A) is another impression Firth b.26(90) is another impression Harding B 11(2411A) is another impression

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 11(2410)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4257

Title: The merry days of old

First Line: The merry days, the days of old

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1759

Title: The cobbler and his goose

First Line: A cobbler lived at Yor[k]

Themes:  Shoemakers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
41C5: Celebration meal, feast, banquet
11P31521: Monk(s), friar(s)
11Q621: Pilgrim(s)
23T25: Medieval history, middle ages (historical epoch)
41AA12: Castle - AA - civic architecture: inside

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
33A34: Person addressing a group, orator
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
48C514: Picture, painting

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