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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6893

Title: A new song called Sallys lament for her hat and crinoline!

First Line: You ladies pay attantion [sic] to a verse or two I'll sing

Notes:  2806 c.15(14) is another issue with different illustrations, of this ballad alone Firth c.21(137) is another issue, with different illustrations, of this ballad alone

Themes:  Fashions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17654

Title: A new song on the dreadful engagement, with a tremendous los [sic] of Irish in America

First Line: You Irishmen and women too, draw near both young and old

Notes:  2806 b.10(69) is another issue of this ballad alone

Subjects:  New Orleans (Louisiana)

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.American Civil War, 1861-1865

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5139

Title: O'Connell's dead!!

First Line: O'Connell's dead, alas! for Erin

Attributation: Written and composed by P. M'Cabe, Carlow,

Authors:  McCabe, P.

Notes:  2806 b.10(37) is another issue of this ballad alone 2806 c.15(10) is another issue of this ballad alone

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
12U(FREEMASONRY): Miscellaneous religions, cults and doctrines: Freemasonry
46A633: Debate, discussion (~ meeting)
47D8(SAW): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: saw
47D8(TROWEL): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
92D1916: Cupids: 'amores', 'amoretti', 'putti'


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(60)

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