Broadside Ballads Online

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  • ESTC: T195246


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4228

Title: The milk-maid and squire

First Line: Coming home with my milk a young squire I met

Themes:  Seduction

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32354

Title: A new song

First Line: Ye lovers in city in country or town

Themes:  Sedgefield (England)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1678

Title: The drum-major

First Line: You young men & maidens & batchelors sweet

Themes:  Women soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D211: Dress, gown
31B6(+933): Morphology of human expression (+ holding something)
41D27: Drapery, draped garment, 'Gewandgebung'

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D212: Coat, cape
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D281: Woman dressed as man, travesty


Shelfmark: Harding B 6(11)

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