Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V241

Title: The big sunflower

First Line: There is a sort of kind of grace

Themes:  Rejected suitor

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5343

Title: Be kind to your dog

First Line: How often we see as we walk through the street

Themes:  Dogs

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D211: Dress, gown
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
41D2321: Apron
43B144: Picking flowers

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46C132: Riding on animal other than horse, ass, or mule
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(272)

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