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Printed by W. Taylor, Waterloo Road. Sold by Martin, Little Prescot Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V1508

Title: King Death

First Line: King Death was a rare old fellow

Themes:  Death

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden
43B144: Picking flowers

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C711: Wine ~ alcoholic drinks
41C121: Giving drink
41D221(BONNET): Head-gear (with NAME)
41D221(TOP-HAT): Head-gear (with NAME)
41C43: Evening meal, dinner, supper
43B311: Restaurant


Shelfmark: Harding B 15(159b)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. The text is the same setting of type as Harding B 15(160a) but with a different printer. Slip

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