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Title: The Clerk of the Pipe, or the Leith reform garland. A new song

First Line: The Clerk of the Pipe is a man of some weight

Tune: Derry derry down

Subjects:  Clerk, George, Sir, 1787-1867

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryParliamentary elections, Scotland, 1832

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B33(TURKS): Asiatic races and peoples: Turks
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
41C12: Drinking
41C122: Pouring
47I425: Wine-vault, 'cave'


Shelfmark: Harding B 27(37)

Notes:  Slip

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