Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1855 and 1861


Viewing: Firth b.25(433)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 551

Title: A new song called William and Nancy or The two hearts

First Line: It's early, early by the break of day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13887

Title: To the West!

First Line: To the west, to the west, to the land of the free

Subjects:  United States

Themes:  Emigration


IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
41A12: Castle
45H3: Battle
32B321: African negroes
94G51: The Amazon Penthesilea comes to the help of the Trojans and is killed by Achilles, who at that moment falls in love with her
94L3292: Fight of Hercules and the Amazons
94M432: Theseus' fight with the Amazons when they attack Athens

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