Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1774 and 1825

Notes:

Sheet contains Bible quotations


Sheet References:
  • ESTC: N71320


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Viewing: Harding B 7(27)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: Carol 1st On Christmas Day

First Line: God rest you merry Gentlemen

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8874

Title: Carol 2d On St Stephen's Day

First Line: In friendly love and unity

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V23637

Title: Carol 3d On St John's Day

First Line: When bloody Herod reigned king

Notes:  Carol

Subjects:  John, the Baptist, saint


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V34554

Title: Carol 4th On Innocents Day

First Line: Upon the twenty-fifth of December

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G191: Angel(s) represented as child(ren)
11H(MATTHEW): The apostle and evangelist Matthew (Mattheus); possible attributes: angel, axe, book, halberd, pen and inkhorn, purse, scroll, square, sword
11H(JOHN THE BAPTIST): John the Baptist; possible attributes: book, reed cross, baptismal cup, honeycomb, lamb, staff
11F41: Madonna: Mary standing (or half-length), Christ-child close to her bosom



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