Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V35049

Title: Yarmouth lovers

First Line: It's of a rich merchant in Yarmouth did dwell

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusPress-gangsWomen sailorsAstrologyTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6724

Title: Dear maid, my every hope of bliss

First Line: Dear maid, by every hope of bliss

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
46C5141: Being welcomed ~ travelling
25H13: Coast
41D267: Purse, money-bag

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
48C514: Picture, painting
32B3311: Chinese
41C4211: Tea-ceremony
41C33: Tea- and coffee-service


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4335)

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