Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


Harding B 19(16) is another issue Firth c.14(322) is another issue

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 19(52a)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3263

Title: Young volunteer! On his march to battle

First Line: Oh! did you hear of late, mind the date, what I state

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad

Title: The window

First Line: I will sing of a lass and her name it was Nell

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
33B31: Fist-fight
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)
41D29: Clothed in rags

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
24B: Moon as celestial body
23T26: Renaissance (historical epoch, through 16th century)

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