Broadside Ballads Online

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Hillatt & Martin, Printers, 13, Little Prescot Street, Goodman's Fields


Harding B 11(3030) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21420

Title: Pleasures of matrimony

First Line: Seven long years I've been a good wife

Themes:  Domestic relationsMarriage - women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe and her dark-eyed sailor

First Line: It's of a comely young lady fair

Themes:  Lovers reunited

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood was a forrester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)


IconClass Codes:
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
32A21: Fat (human type)
41D2632: Parasol, sunshade
43B312: Tea garden, garden restaurant
43B42: Park
32A22: Thin (human type)


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 452

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