Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1683 and 1696


Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deac[on, J. Blare, J. Back]


Ballad - Roud Number: V31995

Title: The father's wholsome admonition: or, A lumping pennyworth of good counsel for bad husbands

First Line: My son if you reckon to wed

Tune: Grim king of the ghosts


ESTC: R215747

Themes:  Marriage

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
41A721: Chair
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
31AA235(+3): Sitting figure - AA - female human figure (+ sideview, profile)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D223(WAISTCOAT): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D223(WAISTCOAT): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Firth b.19(10)

Notes:  Torn at lower right; lacking text in final two stanzas and part of imprint

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