Broadside Ballads Online

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Published 24th Augt. 1809, by Laurie & Whittle, No. 53 Fleet Street, London

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Ballad - Roud Number: V1891

Title: Lawyer Flam, his wife, and Flam's ghost

First Line: Old Flam was a lawyer so grim

Performers:  Dowton, William, 1764-1851

Performance Locations:  Lyceum Theatre

Themes:  Ghosts


IconClass Codes:
31A4153: Crutches
31A2731: Falling
49L51: Pen
49M32: Book
42D311: Married couple of unequal age
41B21: Open hearth, fire-place
11K43: Devil or demons attacking mortals
41B313: Candlestick
49L62: Ink-well
49L66: Writing-table, writing-desk
41D252: Nightwear
44G16: Lawyer, attorney at law
83(BUNYAN, PILGRIM'S PROGRESS): (scenes from) specific works of literature (with AUTHOR, Title)
48C533: Print, e.g.: engraving, etching, lithograph
59C2(+4): Justice; 'Forza alla giustitia sottoposta', 'Giustitia', 'Giustitia retta', 'Giustitia rigorosa', 'Impietà e violenza soggetta alla giustitia' (Ripa) (+ emblematical representation of concept)


Shelfmark: Harding B 10(54)

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