Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


Viewing: Harding B 19(80)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: Willy Reilly, and his dear Cooleen Bawn

First Line: Oh, rise up, Willy Reilly, and come away with me

Notes:  Appears also in 2806 b.9(229). 2806 c.15(8) is another issue with a different cut

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1470

Title: A new song on the O'Connell monument

First Line: You loyal Irishmen draw near, unto those verses lend an ear

Notes:  Appears also, but with variations and a different cut, in Firth b.27(154/155)

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D311: Commander-in-chief, general, marshal

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D312: Officer
45I1: Prisoner of war (after the battle)
45I71: The defeated before the victor
49G43: Nurse ~ hospital
45C721: Medical aid and nursing of the sick and wounded on the battlefield

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