Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Other printings:


Viewing: Firth b.26(110)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2667

Title: Old dog Tray

First Line: The morn of life is past

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Dogs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G21(PLUM): Fruits: plum

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D2664: Ring

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C7112: Bottle of wine

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F3: Birds

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C4154(+41): 'jeu de volant', badminton (+ equipment, outfit (sports, games, etc.))

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C1(+4241): Sports, games ~ animals (+ hunting with falcon, hawk; falconry)

Click image to view larger

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.