Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1682 and 1703


Printed for J. Back, at the Black Boy on London-Bridge, near the Draw-Bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V9985

Title: The damosels tragedy: or, True love in distress

First Line: You loyal lovers attend to my ditty

Tune: Charon


ESTC: R227084

Themes:  Unrequited loveSuicide

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49M32: Book
11Q21: One person praying
11Q51: Reading the Bible or other religious books
49L66: Writing-table, writing-desk

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
41D221: Head-gear
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village
31A244: Head bent forward; bowing

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E22: Cortege, funeral procession
42E141: Coffin
42E441: Laying flowers or wreath on grave
31AA2711(+73): Walking - AA - female human figure (+ three persons)


Shelfmark: Don. b.13(20)

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