Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1736 and 1763


Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office in Bow-Church-Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 12560

Title: The crafty London apprentice: or, Bow-bells

First Line: You London dames, that love to range


ESTC: N70804

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  ProstitutionApprentices

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33B3: Fighting
41C21: Kitchen
42D3421: Hen-pecked husband
42D322: Battle for dominance in marriage ('who wears the breeches')
41C2541: Open fire, fire-place, stove (in kitchen)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A23: Bedroom
41A7612: Bed with tester
33C234: (lovers) caressing each other


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(14b)

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