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Compare illustration of Harding B 5(41).



Title: The gentle craft's complaint: or, The jolly shoe-makers humble petition to the queen and Parliament

First Line: The jolly shoemakers, 'tis said


ESTC: T40712

Subjects:  Anne, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, 1665-1714

Themes:  Shoemakers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A35: Conversation, dialogue; conversation piece
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
45C41: (military) camp with tents
46C1462: Spur

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
46A23: Contrast between important and unimportant people; the inferior before the superior, the weak before the mighty
31A233: Kneeling figure
47H73: Shoe-maker, cobbler
31A554: Dressing someone else
41D2332(+5): Shoes, sandals (+ dressing, putting on clothes)


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(38b)

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