Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Firth b.25(340)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6458

Title: Crazy Jane

First Line: Why, fair maid, in ev'ry feature

Authors:  Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 1775-1818

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11989

Title: Quash head Sam. An original nigger song

First Line: I am a regular quash head Sam, egad

Tune: The ladies' man

Authors:  Swarbrick, J.

Performers:  Swarbrick, J.

Performance Locations:  Albion Hotel

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


IconClass Codes:
31B6214(+82): Weeping (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
42E31: Grave, tomb
42E131: Mourning the dead

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