Broadside Ballads Online

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Printed for W. Whitwdood [sic] in Duck-lane


Douce Ballads 1(14a) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 67

Title: The beautiful shepherdess of Arcadia. A new pastoral song

First Line: There was a shepherds daughter

Tune: The shepherd's delight


ESTC: R232872

Themes:  Pastoral

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31AA2512(+82): Arm stretched forward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
33C8: Amorousness, desire

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
45C221: Helmet
46C1318: Horse in motion
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
82A(Guy of Warwick, legendary character): Male literary characters (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(11b)

Notes:  Sheet divided. The second illustration is damaged; compare to Wood 401(3).

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