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Printed at London by E.P. for I. Wright, dwelling in Gilt- spur-street


Reference: STC.11796.7


Ballad - Roud Number: V11299

Title: A new song: shewing the crueltie of Gernutus a Iew, who lending to a merchant a hundred crownes, would have a pound of his flesh, because he could not pay him at the day appointed

First Line: In Venice towne not long ago

Tune: Black and yellow


ESTC: S92673

Subjects:  Venice (Italy)

Themes:  JewsMoney

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A16: The rich
41D212: Coat, cape
46C46: Astronautics, space-travel, interplanetary travel

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))


Shelfmark: Wood 401(101)

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