Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


Harding B 7(32) is another edition.


Viewing: Harding B 7(33)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: God rest you

First Line: God rest you merry g[e]ntlemen

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13981

Title: Portuguese hymn

First Line: Ye faithful triumphant

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8334

Title: Christians awake!

First Line: Christians awak[e]! salute the happy morn

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G1911: Cherubs, i.e. children's heads with wings
42E3722(+02): Pyramid (historical grave form)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73E15: The risen Christ (with wounds, but without crown of thorns), sometimes holding the cross
73E16: Frightened and/or sleeping soldiers at the tomb of Christ

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73E422: Christ aloft in the sky ~ Ascension

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11D36: Other types of crucified Christ in non-narrative context

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