Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844

Other printings:


Viewing: Johnson Ballads 872

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty fare thee well

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2614

Title: Rest, warrior rest

First Line: He comes from the wars from the red field of fight

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1620

Title: Giles Scroggins' ghost

First Line: Giles Scroggins courted Molly Brown

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Ghosts

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C121: Angling
25H217: River bank

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
43C752: Teasing (children's games and plays)

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