Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1860 and 1883


Henry Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St Giles, W.C.


Ballad - Roud Number: 2309

Title: Crooskeen lawn

First Line: Let the farmer praise his grounds, as the huntsman does his hounds

Attributation: Sung by Mr. and Mrs. Dion Boucicault, in the Drama of Colleen Bawn, at the Adelphi Theatre

Performers:  Boucicault, Dion Lardner, 1822-1890Robertson, Agnes (Mrs. Dion Boucicault), 1833-1918

Performance Locations:  Adelphi Theatre

Notes:  The Adelphi Theatre was in operation from 1818.

Themes:  Drinking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I84: Woodcutting, woodcutter ~ forestry

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA5111: Looking in the mirror; contemplation of own beauty - AA - (for) women
31AA513: Making up - AA - (for) women
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
46A16: The rich
41D262: Fan
41A2221: Boudoir
31AA5331: Wig - AA - ~ women


Shelfmark: Harding B 15(73b)

Notes:  Slip. The illustrations and the text are separately printed items.

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