Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

  • Bewick, Thomas



The second illustration is a near copy of a Bewick cut: see Davison catalogue of woodcuts (1820), No. 234.

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 11(2173)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5695

Title: The little town's boy

First Line: One cold winter's evening the stormy wind did blow

Themes:  Orphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20365

Title: The evening gun

First Line: Rememberest thou that fading sun

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8228

Title: The voice of her I love

First Line: How sweet at the close of silent eve

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I28: Outskirts of village
31AA2711: Walking - AA - female human figure

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
25H11: Mountains
26B: Rain
26C: Winds

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