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Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and William Gilbertson


Ballad - Roud Number: V30071

Title: Here is a true and perfect relation from the Faulcon at the Banke-side; of the strange and wonderful aperition of one Mr. Powel a baker lately deceased

First Line: Strange news, strange news, I here have write

Tune: Chevy Chase


ESTC: R41405

Themes:  Ghosts

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
13A1: Spirit, ghost
41B31: Candle

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31AA2512(+82): Arm stretched forward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
49L51: Pen
49M32: Book
31A233: Kneeling figure
82A(FAUSTUS): Male literary characters (with NAME)
49C(+61): Aspects of science in general (+ scholar, scientist with pupils; lecture, discussion, learned academy)
48C9112: Author, poet dictating
49L11: Handwriting, writing as activity
49L62: Ink-well
49L7: Handwriting, written text
49L66: Writing-table, writing-desk
49C4: Discussion, dialogue, dispute ~ scholar, philosopher


Shelfmark: Wood 401(183)

Notes:  Wood 401(183); MS. date: 1661.

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Shelfmark: Harding B 39(67)

Notes:  Harding B 39(67) is a photograph of Wood 401(183). Harding B 39(67) is a photograph of Wood 401(183).

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