Broadside Ballads Online

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Paul, Printer, 18, Great st. Andrew street Dials


Two columns printed in reverse order. Johnson Ballads 704 is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V13612

Title: The way to live

First Line: A man and his wife got mrr [sic] oneay [sic]

Tune: Chandler's shop

Themes:  Shopkeepers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
41A411: Wall-paper

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D131: Dandy, beau
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
43C4145: Billiards


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 705

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