Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1780 and 1830

Other printings:


Viewing: Firth b.26(510)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2082

Title: The pilot

First Line: When lightnings pierce the pitchy sky

Themes:  NavalPilots

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2680

Title: The skipper and his boy

First Line: The sea ran high, and the wind was wild

Themes:  Shipwreck

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13136

Title: Angry words

First Line: Angry words though lightly spoken

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
25H13: Coast
31A25221: Hands folded with fingers knit
46C(+641): Traffic and transport (+ getting out; dismounting; disembarkation)
46C23221: Trireme, galley

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C5135: (traveller) resting in the open air

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