Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1820 and 1824


Compare the second illustration to the illustration of Harding B 26(442).


Viewing: Harding B 28(200)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 702

Title: The moon shone bright

First Line: The moon shone bright -- the stars gave light

Notes:  Carol

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: God rest you merry gentlemen

First Line: God rest you merry gentlemen, let nothing you dismay

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G13: Magistracy, judges
44G11: Court session (court of justice)
44G16: Lawyer, attorney at law

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