Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1802 and 1844


Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Grea[t] st. Andrew treet [sic], Seven Dials


Slip. Firth c.13(25) is another issue without title or imprint


Ballad - Roud Number: 23134

Title: Smiling Nan

First Line: What should sailors do on shore

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  Sailors

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
43C911: Man dancing alone
25F42: Snakes

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
71A32122: The tree of knowledge of good and evil (whose fruit, usually apples or figs, brings death); the tree may be guarded by the serpent
23A21: Serpent Ouroboros


Shelfmark: Harding B 16(251b)

Notes:  Slip.

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