Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1784 and 1807


Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office in Aldermary Church Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9949

Title: The Durham tragedy. A warning-piece to all young ladies

First Line: Young lovers most discreet and wise


ESTC: T195379

Themes:  GhostsSuicide

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A231: Standing figure
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
41D212: Coat, cape
41D211: Dress, gown

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
25G3: Trees
46C131(+22): Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman (+ two persons ~ traffic and transport)
25I24: Public road in village

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41A33: Window
33A3: Visiting; receiving guests; elegant company
41C7112: Bottle of wine
31B6(+932): Morphology of human expression (+ addressing)


Shelfmark: Harding B 6(92)

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