Broadside Ballads Online

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Artists:
  • Keeffe

Notes:

The third illustration is signed: Keeffe



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1458

Title: The peeler and the goat

First Line: As a set of peelers were out one night

Themes:  Police


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7624

Title: The Paddy Whacks

First Line: Hurroo! my boys, were still alive

Attributation: Written and sung by Mr. J. Kearney, at the Castle Tavern

Authors:  Kearney, J.

Performers:  Kearney, J.

Performance Locations:  Castle Tavern

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798


3rd Ballad

Title: The green cockade

First Line: O, the glorious days of my grandad true

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
25F23(WOLF): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: wolf
55BB2: Scarcity; 'Carestia' (Ripa)
41C1191: Starvation, famine

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
48C161: Column, pillar ~ architecture
48C84: The ballet, ballet performance
48C842: Ballet group; dancers on the stage



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