Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1834 and 1886

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Viewing: 2806 c.16(318)

1st Ballad

Title: The crafty maid

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses, and listen here awhile

Themes:  ProstitutionCourts and law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yonder valley my father dwells

Themes:  Servants

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D2211: Veil
46C1318(+82): Horse in motion (+ sitting on animal with both legs on one side, riding side-saddle)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D17: Old woman
46A21: Contrast between rich and poor
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden
31D5: Young versus old age; young and old
31A329: Eavesdropper
13E421: Gipsy woman or gipsy handreading

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