Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1662 and 1691


Printed for J. Coniers at the Black Raven in Duck Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V4621

Title: Cumberland Nelly. Or, The North countrey lovers

First Line: There was a lass in Cumberland

Tune: The lass that comes to bed to me


ESTC: R232965

Themes:  WealthSeduction

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B12: Cat
41B31: Candle
33C4: Coitus, cohabiting, sexual intercourse
41A23: Bedroom
31B11: Sleeping in bed
41A7612: Bed with tester
42D39: Adultery
34B13: Domestic birds (inside the house)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
31A25162(+82): Hand on the heart (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(43a)

Notes:  Cropped left edge and holed

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