Broadside Ballads Online

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The first illustration is also used in The life of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner, published in Aldermary Church Yard


Ballad - Roud Number: V16670

Title: The fortunate lover; or, The old man out-witted

First Line: Let all loyal lovers which around me do stand


ESTC: T40053

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusFarmersCruel fatherPress-gangsTransvestism

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
82A(ROBINSON CRUSOE): Male literary characters (with NAME)
44G562: Piracy

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D13: Requesting the bride's parents' permission


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(31a)

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