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Ballad - Roud Number: V3822

Title: The two unfortunate lovers; or, John True and Susan Mead

First Line: Attend, you lovers, and give an ear

Subjects:  Coventry (England)

Themes:  ShoemakersSuicide

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
41A711: Table
33C21: Courting
41A721: Chair
41A33: Window
41A421: Curtains

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
31A231: Standing figure
42E43: Churchyard, cemetery
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
31B6(+933): Morphology of human expression (+ holding something)
11R71: Skull as symbol of 'Vanitas'


Shelfmark: Harding B 1(46)

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