Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

  • Cruikshank, George



Published 24th August, 1813, by James Whittle and Richard Holmes Laurie, No. 53, Fleet Street, London

Series Identifier:



Ballad - Roud Number: V5889

Title: A day of fashion

First Line: In London's gay circle where pleasures abound

Authors:  Parke, W.T.

Performers:  Taylor, Charles

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Fashions


IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D23321: Boots
48C514: Picture, painting
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41D212: Coat, cape
41D211: Dress, gown
41D221: Head-gear
32A5: Caricatures (human types)
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
61BB11(+53): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ half-length portrait)
45C21: (military) uniforms
41D2632: Parasol, sunshade
45D322: Officer
48A832: Art sale, auction
48A212: Positive criticism by the public
11S711: Beauty, 'Pulchritudo' ~ one of the seven gifts of the body


Shelfmark: Harding B 10(35)

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