Broadside Ballads Online

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London, Printed in the Year 1689



Title: Great Britain's delight, or A health to his royal highness the prince of Orange

First Line: Brave English boys, now

Tune: The prince of Orange his delight

Subjects:  William III, King of England, 1650-1702

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
31B6235(+81): Speaking (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
49M31: Single printed leaf: broadsheet, leaflet
47H73: Shoe-maker, cobbler
44C3: Politics

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
46C13161: Saddle and bridle (saddlery)
46C13185: Rearing (horse in motion)


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(11)

Notes:  Photograph of: Pepys Ballads, II:242. The caption of the first illustration reads: A good Health to the Prince.

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