Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V18234

Title: The ladies' bustle

First Line: Married men draw near awhile and bucks that are so dashing

Themes:  Fashions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: Bay of Biscay

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA51: Making toilet - AA - (for) women
31AA511: Mirror - AA - (for) women
31AA542: Washing one's face and head - AA - in the open air
31AA53: Hairdress - AA - ~ women
31AA551: Dressing oneself, getting dressed - AA - female human figure
31AA559: Partially clothed - AA - female human figure
31AA56: Servant - AA - chambermaid
41A2221: Boudoir

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))


Shelfmark: Firth c.21(118)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2024)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 3371

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