Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


The same illustration appears in Harding B 11(2049).

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 11(2134)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12871

Title: Limerick races

First Line: I'm a simple Irish lad, I've resolved to see some fun, sir

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1575

Title: The Isle of France

First Line: The sun was far in the clouds advanced

Themes:  Transported convict


IconClass Codes:
46C2231: Pier, quay, wharf
61E(LONDON, England): Names of cities and villages (with NAME)
61F(LONDON BRIDGE, London, England): Names of historical buildings, sites, streets, etc. (with NAME)
61D(THAMES): Geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (names of cities and villages excepted) (with NAME)
25I1451: Bridge in city across river, canal, etc.
46C22341: Dock crane
61F(ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL, London, England): Names of historical buildings, sites, streets, etc. (with NAME)

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