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Printed and sold at No. 4, Aldermary church yard



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Ballad - Roud Number: 132

Title: The rarest old ballad that ever was seen, of the blind beggar's daughter of Bethnal-green

First Line: It is of a blind beggar that long lost his sight

References:

ESTC: T168241

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusBeggars


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A141: The usual house or row of houses
46A151: Beggar
31A235: Sitting figure
31A4111: Blind, blindness
46A212: Giving alms or other charity, e.g.: handing out food

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
31A231: Standing figure
46A151: Beggar
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41D212: Coat, cape
41D221: Head-gear
31A4111: Blind, blindness
41A32: Door
25I24: Public road in village
31B6(+9113): Morphology of human expression (+ taking leave)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C131: Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman
41A141: The usual house or row of houses
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)
42B12: Mother-love
42B9: Child (young man, young woman) leaving his (her) parents

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46B311: Coin
41A711: Table
41A33: Window
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41A421: Curtains
41D267: Purse, money-bag
31A235: Sitting figure
31A4111: Blind, blindness
42D172: Dowry

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
41A721: Chair
41A33: Window
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)
31A235: Sitting figure
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure
41A32: Door
42B11: Father-love


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 3(63)


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