Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


See Firth c.14(219)

Series Identifier:


Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 11(3577)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8725

Title: Mother would comfort me

First Line: I wounded and sorrowful, far from my home

Notes:  The same setting of type as Firth c.14(219) but with a different third ballad

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3002

Title: Soldier's letter

First Line: Dear parents, I do write, though I weep day & night

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Firth c.14(219) but with a different third ballad

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4335

Title: God save Ireland

First Line: High upon the gallows tree

Tune: Tramp, tramp

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryFenians

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F33(EAGLE): Predatory birds: eagle

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A12: Shaking hands, 'dextrarum junctio'

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