Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Cole [sic], T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke



Title: The young gallants tutor or, An invitation to mirth

First Line: Away with the causes of riches and cares

Tune: The delights of the bottle


ESTC: R234160

Themes:  Drinking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
41A3211: Open door
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)
41B313: Candlestick
31AA2511(+82): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
33C21: Courting
25H13: Coast

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
29: Surrealia, surrealistic representations
25F22: Monkeys, apes
44B121: Audition; ruler giving audience

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42F5: House personnel, servants
41C241: Cellar
41B31: Candle
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
41A34: Staircase
25F26(RAT): Rodents: rat
31A2725: Descending


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 2(259a)

Notes:  Sheet divided

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