Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:

505



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 620

Title: My poor Black Bess

First Line: when fortune, blind goddess, she fled my abode

Themes:  Highwaymen


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gaily the troubadour touched his guitar

First Line: Gaily the troubadour touched his guitar

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


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15165

Title: Woman rules the day

First Line: Ye lords of the creation

Themes:  Women


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
48C51562: (feigned) picture curtain
61B2(Turpin, Dick): Historical person (with NAME)
46C13184: Jumping (horse in motion)
45C16(PISTOL)(+1): Firearms (with NAME) (+ during the battle)
44D221: Toll gate

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ (full) bust portrait)
48C7522: One person playing string instrument (plucked)
48C7324: Cithern, mandolin, guitar, balalaika



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