Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1855 and 1858

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 11(2793)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3933

Title: The old English squire

First Line: About fifty years ago, when old George the third was king

Themes:  Rural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3

Title: Sprig of thyme

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids


IconClass Codes:
33A35: Conversation, dialogue; conversation piece
31A231: Standing figure
46C11: Road, path
33A13: Meeting
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
41A7751: Container made of plant material other than wood: basket
46C131(+82): Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman (+ sitting on animal with both legs on one side, riding side-saddle)
31B6(+932): Morphology of human expression (+ addressing)

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