Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


See Firth b.27(109/110) for imprint

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 19(67)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V31376

Title: Lines, written on the wreck of the Anglo-Saxon

First Line: AttoHtion [sic] pay both young and old, I hope you'll lend an ear

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty fair maid as you may understand

Themes:  Women sailors

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8582

Title: My Erin O!

First Line: The sultry climes of foreign shores

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in a sheet of twelve; see Firth b.27(109/110)

Themes:  Ireland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(BARK)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))
46C2831: Lighthouse, lightship

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C244: Skates (winter sports)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7322: Harp
44A51(IRELAND): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)

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