Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21136

Title: A new song called The hawthorn-bower

First Line: Pale morn in the hawthorn-bower


ESTC: T195240

Themes:  Pastoral

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7130

Title: A new song called Strephon and Jenny

First Line: Ye blithest lads and lasses gay


ESTC: T195240

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song called I'd know very well why

First Line: If I was a wife


ESTC: T195241

Themes:  Marriage

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V16391

Title: A new song, called The happy pair

First Line: At dewy dawn as o'er the lawn


ESTC: T195241

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221: Head-gear
25G11: Groups of trees
46C13185: Rearing (horse in motion)
51M12: Haste

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
25G11: Groups of trees
33C22: Lovers' meeting
31A26211: One leg in front of the other, walking position

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
45C221: Helmet
46C13185: Rearing (horse in motion)
45C14(LANCE): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): lance


Shelfmark: Harding B 6(26)

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