Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier:

231



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Viewing: Firth b.26(313)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V428

Title: My own, my guiding star

First Line: Thy gentle voice would lead me on


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe my dear Chloe requested


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13788

Title: Little Nell

First Line: They told him gently she was dead

Authors:  Yonge, Charlotte Mary, 1823-1901

Notes:  Based on an episode in C. Dickens, The Old curiosity shop

Themes:  Death


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31AA2522: Postures and gestures of arms and hands - AA - both arms or hands

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31A2536(+82): Hand(s) towards the mouth (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31AA27321: Stumbling - AA - female human figure



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