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London Printed at the Office of J. Sharp, No. 30, Kent Street, Borough


Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Johnson Ballads 1147.


Ballad - Roud Number: V14854

Title: The Highland soldier

First Line: My Highland soldier is come home

Themes:  Soldiers, Scottish

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D12: Youth, adolescent
41D(+5): Fashion, clothing (+ dressing, putting on clothes)
32A21: Fat (human type)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C714: Beer, ale
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
31A235: Sitting figure
42B71: Family life at home
45C21: (military) uniforms
43C716: Trade games, imitative games, imitating adults
45B6: The soldier off duty
41A3212: Divided door, upper part opened


Shelfmark: Harding B 15(130a)

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

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