Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1663 and 1674


London Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright


Ballad - Roud Number: V3204

Title: News from Hide-park, or, A very merry passage which hapned betwixt a North country gentleman, and a very gaudy gallant lady of pleasure

First Line: One evening a little before it was dark

Tune: The crossed couple


ESTC: R235058

Themes:  Countryman in LondonProstitution

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41A621: Pergola
92D1: (story of) Cupid, Amor (Eros)
25I13: Public gardens, park
92D18(BOW): Attributes of Cupid: bow
92D18(QUIVER): Attributes of Cupid: quiver
92D19164: Cupids together with attributes of the arts, sciences, etc.

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
92C478: Triumph of Venus; 'Carro di Venere' (Ripa)
92D15211: Cupid shooting a dart at Venus' order

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
41A23: Bedroom
31A611: Chamber-pot
41A761: Bed
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other


Shelfmark: Don. b.13(67)

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