Broadside Ballads Online

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    between 1850 and 1899

Notes:

The first illustration is signed: Nicholson.



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Viewing: Harding B 19(89)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2857

Title: An admired song called The parting glass

First Line: All the money that ere I had I spent it in good company

Tune: Over the hills to my Nancy, O

Notes:  2806 c.15(13) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Drinking


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21527

Title: The lady's conversion to Catholicity

First Line: As I roved out one evening down by a pleasant shade

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4006

Title: Humours of Donnybrook

First Line: Here I am boys a sample of precious bad luck

Tune: Digging for gold


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H12: Dale, valley
41A11: Palace
61D(ITALY): Geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (names of cities and villages excepted) (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G1911: Cherubs, i.e. children's heads with wings
41A11: Palace
41A361: Tower (of house or building)
11S15: Heaven represented as a city



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