Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1780 and 1812

Sheet References:
  • ESTC: T231193

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 7(61a)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7105

Title: A new Christmas carol

First Line: Shepherds rejoice, lift up your eyes

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V202

Title: On the nativity of Christ

First Line: Behold the grace appears

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17368

Title: A new Christmas carol

First Line: Hark! all round the welkin ring

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12880

Title: Christ's birth

First Line: The King of Glory sends his Son

Notes:  Carol

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
71A82: The killing of Abel: Cain slays him with a stone, a club or a jaw-bone, alternatively with a spade or another tool as weapon

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
71B3222: The animals enter the ark

3rd Illustration

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71C131311: When Abraham has his hand raised to kill Isaac, an angel restrains Abraham's hand

4th Illustration

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71C3222: Jacob wrestles with the angel (or man) till daybreak; Jacob's thigh is put out of joint

5th Illustration

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71C3232: The meeting between Esau and Jacob

6th Illustration

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73E71: The annunciation of Mary's death by an angel (Gabriel) with a palm branch

7th Illustration

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71E1125: Moses is either presented to Pharaoh's daughter or surrounded by women fondling him

8th Illustration

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71E1263: Moses strikes the rock twice in front of the assembled people and water gushes out; the people quench their thirst

9th Illustration

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71F354: With an ass's jaw-bone Samson slays a thousand Philistines

10th Illustration

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71H145: David with Goliath's head

11th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
71H13: David as harpist at Saul's court (1 Samuel 16:14-23)

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