Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1644 and 1680


Printed for Tho. Vere, at the sign of the Angel, without Newgate


The first illustration is from: A quip for an upstart courtier (1592) STC 12300; see Luborsky and Ingram, A guide to English illustrated books (2000).



Title: [None]

First Line: A crotchet comes into my mind

Notes:  Imperfect. The title is missing


ESTC: R234918

Themes:  Social criticism

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
41D23321: Boots
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
44C312: Political caricatures and satires
45C14(PIKE): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): pike
46C1462: Spur
46A2: Social contrast
41D222(RUFF): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D212: Coat, cape

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
48C167: Pavement, floor ~ architecture


Shelfmark: Harding B 2(6)

Notes:  Imperfect: Torn.

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