Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1819 and 1844

Imprint:

J. Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6 Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Notes:

Sheet is printed on both sides. With: The Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Finn, in search of Mother Clifton [prose] Firth b.26(174) is another edition of this ballad alone



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8636

Title: The faithless captain, or Betrayed virgin

First Line: O in prime of years when I was young

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 813 is a copy of this ballad alone

Themes:  SeductionTransvestismWomen sailorsAges of man


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23117

Title: World turn'd upside down

First Line: When I left the cot of my dad

Themes:  Countryman in London


3rd Ballad

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A3(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49M413: Printed historiated initial
92D1916: Cupids: 'amores', 'amoretti', 'putti'
48A98312: Tendrils ~ ornament

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G: Angels

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A2513(+82): Arm stretched sidewards (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25FF: Fabulous animals (sometimes wrongly called 'grotesques'); 'Mostri' (Ripa)
44G13: Magistracy, judges
29: Surrealia, surrealistic representations

6th Illustration

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


Printings:

Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 713

Notes:  Sheet is printed on both sides. With: The Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Finn, in search of Mother Clifton [prose]




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