Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1711 and 1732


Printed by and for T. Norris, and sold by J. Walter, at the Hand and Pen in High-Holbourn


Ballad - Roud Number: V3204

Title: Newes from Hide-park: or A very merry passage which happen'd 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: R233529

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F36(SWAN): Water-birds: swan
92D152: Cupid handling his weapons
52BB3: Surprise, Wonder; 'Maraviglia' (Ripa)
92C471: Venus Caelestis

2nd Illustration

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


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 2(166a)

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