Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

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London, Printed for W. Thackery and T. Passenger


Douce Ballads 2(207b) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: 246

Title: The Suffolk miracle. Or A relation of a young man who a month after his death appeared to his sweetheart

First Line: A wonder stranger ne'r was known

Tune: My bleeding heart


ESTC: R184788

Themes:  Ghosts

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D263: Walking-stick, staff

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure
41D(+43): Fashion, clothing (+ fur used for clothes)
32B36: Primitive races and peoples; aborigines

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D921: 'décolleté'
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
25G(+32): Plants; vegetation (+ flowers, blossom, blossoming)


Shelfmark: Wood E 25(83)

Notes:  MS annotation following imprint: 1689.

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