Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1644 and 1680


London, Printed for T. Vere, at the sign of the Angel, without Newgate


Compare the first illustration to Douce Ballads 1(121b).


Ballad - Roud Number: 139

Title: Joan's ale is new; or; A new merry medly

First Line: There was a jovial tinker


ESTC: R233162

Themes:  Beer

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
41B313: Candlestick
41C324: Tankard
47B113: Pewterer, tinsmith
49M31: Single printed leaf: broadsheet, leaflet
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
41C321: Cup
47B191: Handicrafts ~ maintenance and repair

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41C121: Giving drink
41D231: Trousers, breeches
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(105b)

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