Broadside Ballads Online

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W. Booth, Printer, Selby


Ballad - Roud Number: V348

Title: The child of a tar

First Line: In a little blue garment all ragged and torn

Themes:  Orphans


IconClass Codes:
31A511: Mirror
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31D112: Child
43C716: Trade games, imitative games, imitating adults
42A52: Playing toddler; child amusing itself
44G321(SCOURGE): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment: scourge


Shelfmark: Firth c.12(403)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper. Slip

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Shelfmark: Harding B 25(369)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper. Slip

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