The Black Velvet Band single work   poetry   "To go in a smack down to Barking, where a boy as apprentice was bound,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1985 1985
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    y The Convict Maid: Early Broadsides Relating to Australia Ronald George Edwards (editor), Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 Z1604403 1985 anthology poetry lyric/song Edwards received the Australian Folk Trust Fellowship in 1985, and travelled to Britain to study broadside ballads relating to early Australia. He made facsimile copies of a considerable number of ballads with an Australian reference, which are reproduced, along with transcriptions and notes, in this work and in the companion volume The Transport's Lament (1986). Edwards published revised and enlarged editions of both works in 1987-1988. Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 pg. 23
    Note: Facsimile of broadside. First line: To go in a smack down at Barking, where a boy as apprentice was bound,
  • Appears in:
    y The Convict Maid: Early Broadsides Relating to Australia Ronald George Edwards (editor), Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 Z1604403 1985 anthology poetry lyric/song Edwards received the Australian Folk Trust Fellowship in 1985, and travelled to Britain to study broadside ballads relating to early Australia. He made facsimile copies of a considerable number of ballads with an Australian reference, which are reproduced, along with transcriptions and notes, in this work and in the companion volume The Transport's Lament (1986). Edwards published revised and enlarged editions of both works in 1987-1988. Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 pg. 22
    Note: Facsimile of broadside. First line: To go in a smack down at Barking, where a boy as apprentice was bound,
  • Appears in:
    y The Convict Maid: Early Broadsides Relating to Australia Ronald George Edwards (editor), Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 Z1604403 1985 anthology poetry lyric/song Edwards received the Australian Folk Trust Fellowship in 1985, and travelled to Britain to study broadside ballads relating to early Australia. He made facsimile copies of a considerable number of ballads with an Australian reference, which are reproduced, along with transcriptions and notes, in this work and in the companion volume The Transport's Lament (1986). Edwards published revised and enlarged editions of both works in 1987-1988. Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 pg. 21
    Note: Facsimile of broadside. First line: To go in a smack down at Barking, where a boy as apprentice was bound,
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Book of Australian Ballads [1993] Elizabeth Webby (editor), Philip Butterss (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 Z136407 1993 anthology poetry humour satire Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 pg. 15-17
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Subjects:
  • Van Diemen's Land (1803-1856), Tasmania,
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