Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13991

Title: The pot boy Joe

First Line: Oh, dear what a change has seen this nation

Themes:  Taverns

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 619

Title: The little farm. Or the Weary ploughman

First Line: You husbandmen and ploughman [sic], of every degree

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
32A21: Fat (human type)
11P33: Organizational aspects ~ episcopal Protestant churches, e.g. Anglicans

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A17: Farm (building)
46A14: Farmers
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I22311: Milkmaid
34B2311: Dove-cote
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
47I214: Goat


Shelfmark: Firth b.27(207)

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Shelfmark: Firth b.34(235)

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Shelfmark: Firth b.34(236)

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