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


Ballad - Roud Number: V3204

Title: News from Hyde-park. Or, a merry passage that happened between a North country gentleman and a very gaudy gallant lady of pleasure

First Line: One evening, a little before it was dark

Tune: The cros'd couple


ESTC: N10345

Themes:  Prostitution

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1318: Horse in motion
31A236: Lying figure
25I3: Farm or solitary house in landscape
31B13: Sleeping on the ground

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
41A711: Table
45C22: Armour
45C221: Helmet
45D313: Private soldier
41A2: Interior of the house
46C514: Arrival and return ~ travelling
45C1: Weapons

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
31AA236: Lying figure - AA - female human figure
41A23: Bedroom
47I214: Goat
41A7612: Bed with tester
34G: Man disguised as animal


Shelfmark: Harding B 4(73)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 39(199)

Notes:  Harding B 39(199) is a negative photograph of the Percy copy.

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