Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier:

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Viewing: Firth b.27(109/110)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14298

Title: The sorrowful lamentation of the two brothers Mastersons

First Line: You feeling christians both one and all


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Napoleon Buonaparte

First Line: I am Napoleon Boneparte the conqueror of nations

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in 2806 b.9(252) and Harding B 19(17) and Harding B 19(18)


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: Sorrowful lamentation on the loss of The North Star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmers lucky boy

First Line: The sun is set beyond yon hill

Themes:  Farmers


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V7304

Title: A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Line: You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Notes:  2806 c.15(5) is another issue of this ballad alone Harding B 26(482) is another issue of this ballad alone


7th 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


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

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

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

Notes:  Appears also in Harding B 19(64)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: A new song called the Can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 b.11(136) and in Harding B 19(64) but with a different illustration.


10th 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 Harding B 19(67)

Themes:  Ireland


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V24591

Title: A new song called I'm a janius

First Line: When I first saw light on a shiney [sic] night in a country town called Gorey

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(59)


12th 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


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A1(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Coat of arms (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
46A122(HANOVER)1: Armorial bearing, heraldry (with NAME of family) - coat of arms
61A(1801-1837): Historical events and situations (with DATE)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C132: Riding on animal other than horse, ass, or mule
31D12: Youth, adolescent
47I2131: Ram

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C291: Shipwreck
41B4: On fire, ablaze

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
47I1431: Hay-cock
47I15(RAKE): Agricultural implements: rake

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
35: Pastorals, Arcadian scenes
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
34B23: Domestic birds kept outside the house
33C214: Presents offered to the beloved

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
41A3311: Open window

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
92D1916: Cupids: 'amores', 'amoretti', 'putti'
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
48C7322: Harp

8th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42B121: Mother with son(s) (mother-love)

9th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2511(+82): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

10th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)

11th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B311(IRISH): Europeans (with NAME)
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))

12th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))
46C223: Harbour




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