Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5595

Title: A new song called True blue

First Line: Behold upon the swelling wave


ESTC: T195244

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1634

Title: A new song, called Bright Phoebus

First Line: Bright Phoebus has mounted the chariot of day


ESTC: T195244

Themes:  Hunting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V21929

Title: New song, called Phillis

First Line: What beauties doth my nymph disclose


ESTC: T195245

Themes:  Pastoral

4th Ballad

Title: A new song called The nabob's

First Line: Of nabobs we know that some folks make a job


ESTC: T195245

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G11: Groups of trees
46C13185: Rearing (horse in motion)
51M12: Haste

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
33C21: Courting
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
25G11: Groups of trees
31A26211: One leg in front of the other, walking position

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I223: Milking
47I2112: Cow


Shelfmark: Harding B 6(10)

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