Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    [c. 1727]


Ballad - Roud Number: V11300

Title: A song, on the confession and dying words of William Stevenson, Merchant, late of North-Allerton, in the County of York

First Line: Good Lord! I'm undone, thy face I would shun

Tune: Since Cælia's my foe


ESTC: T49426

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentMurderCrime - 18th century

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A33: Window
31A231: Standing figure
41A421: Curtains
44G35: Body of the executed displayed in public
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
31A533: Styles of hairdress

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
41A141: The usual house or row of houses
41A3361: Human figure at (open) window, seen from outside
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
44G32: Executioner, hangman
45C14(HALBERD): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd


Shelfmark: Harding B 2(54)

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