Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


2806 b.11(253) is another impression Johnson Ballads 1101 is another issue 2806 b.11(253) is another impression Johnson Ballads 1101 is another issue


Viewing: Firth b.26(233)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6954

Title: The low-back car

First Line: When first I saw sweet Peggy

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Roads

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 18862

Title: The cottage and water mill

First Line: Have you seen the new cottage just built by the squire

Themes:  Rural society

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I6: Landscape with bridge, viaduct or aqueduct

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
25I2: Village

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