Broadside Ballads Online

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Part of a sheet of twelve. See Firth b.27(109/110).



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12717

Title: I'm off for Charlestown

First Line: My massa and my missus dey am both gone away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

Title: Lines written on a discussion between a Protestant gentleman and a Roman catholic lady, in Townley hall, near Drogheda

First Line: As I roved out one evening on the 20th of July

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41A722: Couch, sofa, settee
41A3311: Open window

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49M32: Book
48C7322: Harp
92D19164: Cupids together with attributes of the arts, sciences, etc.



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