Broadside Ballads Online

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Publish'd Jany. 12, 1805, by Laurie & Whittle, No. 53, Fleet Street, London


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Ballad - Roud Number: 1620

Title: Giles Scroggins' ghost

First Line: Giles Scroggins courted Molly Brown

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Performers:  Smith

Performance Locations:  Sadler's Wells Theatre


IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
31B6(+925): Morphology of human expression (+ being frightened)
13A1: Spirit, ghost
31B3: Dream
31AA2511(+82): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31A611: Chamber-pot
41A761: Bed
41D252: Nightwear
31A4522: Monsters ~ apes, monkeys


Shelfmark: Harding B 10(22)

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