Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Other printings:


Viewing: Firth b.27(208)

Ballad - Roud Number: 4460

Title: The prairie flower

First Line: On the distant prairie, where the heather wild

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C714: Beer, ale
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I242: Bee-hive

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
25F26(RABBIT): Rodents: rabbit
34(+1): Man and animal (+ feeding animal)
25G4(LETTUCE): Plants and herbs: lettuce

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)

Click image to view larger

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.