Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


Harding B 11(2463) is another edition. Harding B 11(2463) is another edition.

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Viewing: Harding B 11(2464)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: Mistletoe bough

First Line: The mistletoe hung in the castle hall

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6782

Title: The milkmaid and ploughboy

First Line: We'll leave out the garden and talk about fields

Themes:  SeductionRural societyPregnancy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
41A12: Castle
24B: Moon as celestial body

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I2112: Cow

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