Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


The signpost in the first illustration reads (in reverse): To Highgate. To Finchley. The flags held by the figure in the second illustration read: Distress. Gammon. Johnson Ballads 435 torn upper left corner

Other printings:


Viewing: Johnson Ballads 435

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4426

Title: Nothing can equal a good woman still

First Line: You sweet pretty lasses wherever you be

Themes:  Women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2683

Title: Sons of Fingal

First Line: Oh Erin, my country, although the harp slumbers

Subjects:  Ireland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1161: Signpost
42B72: The family travelling, on holiday
42A42: Baby-carriage, pram, perambulator

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A21: Contrast between rich and poor
41A13: Edifice, e.g.: public building, department store
44C312: Political caricatures and satires
41A31: Fa├žade (of house or building)

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