Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



Povey, Pr., Berkeley


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2102

Title: Advice to bachelors

First Line: Of the ladies, heaven bless them

Authors:  Embleton, J.

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4454

Title: Mary Blane

First Line: I once did lub a pretty gal

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A3(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
45A10: Symbols, allegories of war; 'Guerra' (Ripa)
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat
45C161: Ammunition

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F33: Predatory birds

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A773: Container of ceramics: jar, jug, pot, vase

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+513): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ profile portrait)
48A91(+745): Styles in the fine arts (+ baroque and classicism)

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
43C723: (bowling a) hoop

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G21: Fruits


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(25)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(20)

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