Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1844 and 1856


Viewing: Firth b.26(368)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The garden gate

First Line: The day was spent, the moon shone bright

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V780

Title: Answer to The garden gate

First Line: One summer's eve, when moon-beams bright

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C4211: 'la cruche cassée' (loss of virginity symbolized)
47I22311: Milkmaid
41A542: Gate, entrance
31AA2522: Postures and gestures of arms and hands - AA - both arms or hands

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42B7411: Father and son(s) (family group)
42B81: Spanking, drubbing (of naughty children)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
54C4: Temptation; 'Tentatione' (Ripa)
41C625: Pie

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
54C4: Temptation; 'Tentatione' (Ripa)
41C625: Pie

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