Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: A new song called the Can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

Notes:  Seven stanzas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8297

Title: A new song called the Sewing machine

First Line: I chanced to fall in on [sic] day, with a bewitching maid

Themes:  Sewing machines

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other
25I24: Public road in village

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42F1: Housewife
41D441: Sewing
41D4413: Sewing machine


Shelfmark: 2806 b.9(278)

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