Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1736 and 1763


Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office in Bow Church-Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9994

Title: The crafty lass's garland. Who'll buy the rabbit? Or, The coney brought to a fair market

First Line: Come all that love to be merry

Tune: The Cambridgeshire lass

Themes:  IllegitimacyPaternity

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42A411: Cradle, crib
42D351: Man and wife quarrelling, 'Marriage à la mode'
33A59: Bad companions

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46BB25: Going to the market - BB - women engaged in trade and commerce
46AA14: Farmers - AA - female farmer, farmer's wife

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33B9: Flight, running away; pursuing
42B36: Illegitimate child, bastard
42A4211: Carrying a child on the back


Shelfmark: Harding B 39(174)

Notes:  Negative photocopy of Percy I.50

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