Broadside Ballads Online

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    between 1845 and 1859


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Viewing: Firth b.26(200)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5510

Title: The gin shop bar

First Line: When first I saw Miss Bailey

Themes:  Drinking - womenTaverns


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V179

Title: The beam of beauty's [eye]

First Line: I'll range life's gayest garden


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5531

Title: Friend and bottle

First Line: Since the first dawn of reason that beam'd on my mind


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G25: Arrest (of criminal)
31B52: Drunkenness
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
44G22: Police

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I2: Village
41D421: Hanging the wash to dry



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