Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1844 and 1845


The speech in the illustration reads: Won't you tak[e] a light.


Viewing: Harding B 11(1928)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1010

Title: The jolly buccaneer

First Line: In the good ship Revenge how we've spanked thro' the ocean

Themes:  Piracy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8675

Title: Love not

First Line: Love not! love not! ye hapless sons of clay

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1945

Title: Going ober de mountain

First Line: Oh here I am: both old and young

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


IconClass Codes:
43A373: Clown
31B6235(+81): Speaking (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
48C85431(HARLEQUIN): Types in 'commedia dell'arte': Harlequin
41C74: Tobacco
41C742: Cigar

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