Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 7(17)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20092

Title: The angel Gabriel

First Line: Come all you faithful Christians

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Jesus Christ

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 936

Title: While shepherds watch'd

First Line: While shepherds watch'd their flocks by night

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13981

Title: The Portuguese hymn

First Line: Ye faithful triumphant

Notes:  Carol

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 24412

Title: The lamb

First Line: Come, Christians all, behold the Lamb

Notes:  Carol

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73D633: Longinus pierces Christ's side with a lance

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73E12: Christ, usually holding a banner, arises from the grave; often combined with sleeping and/or frightened soldiers

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
72D12: Typological juxtapositions and compositions

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11H(LAURENCE): The martyr and deacon Laurence of Rome; possible attributes: book, censer, cross, dalmatic, gridiron, palm, purse (or cup with golden coins)

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