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Ballad - Roud Number: V4011

Title: The humours of London. Or, The town-ramble

First Line: Tho' trade has so dead been of late

Tune: Brother soldier


ESTC: T192487

Subjects:  London (England)

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
25I18: Outskirts of city
41A343: Ladder
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller
48C114: Architect supervising building activities
47G331: Roofing
47G332: Glazing (window panes, leaded lights, etc.), glazier at work

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C13187: Leading a horse by the reins; rider beside his horse
46C145: (farm) wagon, freight wagon, cart

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1112: Ferry
46C2322: Rowing facing backward, pulling

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C144: Four-wheeled, animal-drawn vehicle, e.g.: cab, carriage, coach
46C1463: Whip


Shelfmark: Harding B 5(19)

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