Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke



Title: The bonny black-smith's delight. Or, A noble song in praise of the black smiths

First Line: Of all the trades that ever I see

Tune: Nobody can deny

Themes:  Blacksmiths

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
46A122: Armorial bearing, heraldry
41D2321(+81): Apron (+ men's clothes)
41C741: Pipe ~ tobacco
46B355: Trade mark, trade token, trade sign, trade card
41C324: Tankard
47B111: Smith, blacksmith
47C731: Forging (industrial process)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41D23321: Boots
46C1462: Spur
47H5341: Fulling ~ cloth finishing
47D8(HAMMER): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: hammer


Shelfmark: 4o Rawl. 566(191)

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