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Printed for J. Walter, at the Golden Ball in Pyecorner


Ballad - Roud Number: V5711

Title: The beggars chorus, in the Jovial Crew

First Line: There was a jovial beggar

Authors:  Brome, Richard, d. 1652


ESTC: R234828

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46A151: Beggar
31A4153: Crutches
42B742: Mother and child(ren), woman and child(ren) (family group)
41D2339: Barefoot
31A4111: Blind, blindness
41D29: Clothed in rags
31A4152: Wooden leg
45B82: Disabled soldier
43C78: (playing with) toys

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
46AA14: Farmers - AA - female farmer, farmer's wife
41D221(KERCHIEF): Head-gear (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
41A776: Container of leather: leather bag


Shelfmark: Vet. A3 b.43(1v)

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse; see Vet. A3 b.43(1r)

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