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Printed for J. Hose next the Rose neer Holbourn-Bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V26441

Title: The musical shepeherdess [sic]; or, Dorinda's lamentation for the loss of Amintas

First Line: Adieu to the pleasures and follies of love

Tune: Amintas farewel: or, Digbys farewel

Authors:  Pope, Walter


ESTC: R234216

Themes:  Pastoral

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G3: Trees

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D921: 'décolleté'
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
41D266: Ornaments, jewels

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
35: Pastorals, Arcadian scenes
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
47I2213: Shepherd's crook
25H172: 'locus amoenus' motif; pleasant place with trees (~ taste), meadows (~ sight), spring or brook (~ feeling), singing birds (~ hearing) and flowers (~ smell)
47I213: Sheep
48CC7354(+1): Bagpipe, musette - CC - out of doors (+ artist at work)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2351: Sitting on the ground - AA - female human figure
25H217: River bank
31AA54: Washing and bathing - AA - in the open air


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 2(271a)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(271a) lacks part of title and is a divided sheet Cropped.

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Shelfmark: Wood E 25(6)

Notes:  Cropped.

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