Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2058

Title: A new song, called Banks of Banna

First Line: Shepherd I have lost my love


ESTC: T195220

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21614

Title: New song called the Belinda's virtue

First Line: Tis 'not Belinda's ivory neck


ESTC: T195220

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song, called The spinniug [sic] whcel [sic]

First Line: One summers eve as Nancy fair


ESTC: T195222

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V25083

Title: A new song, called The caxon

First Line: Barbers I have lost my wig!


ESTC: T195222

Themes:  Hair styles

1st Illustration

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

2nd 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

3rd Illustration

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

4th 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


Shelfmark: Harding B 6(27)

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