Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Imprint:

E. Keys's Cheap Printing Office, 7, James-street, Devonport


Notes:

Illustration signed: L.V. Quick



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 570

Title: The bold boatswain of Dover

First Line: There was a bold boatswain in Dover did dwell

Themes:  Cuckoldry


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2816

Title: The rose of Ardee

First Line: When first to this country a stranger I came

Themes:  Rejected suitor


1st Illustration

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

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
41D212: Coat, cape
41D221: Head-gear
25G11: Groups of trees
41D231: Trousers, breeches
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
41A54: Fence, wall, paling
43A351: Performance in tents (pleasure fair)
31A25411: Walking arm in arm


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 11(363)


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