Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V23940

Title: The dead mans song, whose dwelling was neer Basing-hall in London

First Line: Sore sick dear frienns [sic] long time I was

Tune: Flying fame


ESTC: R174457

Themes:  DeathHell

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q21: One person praying
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A233: Kneeling figure
11Q21: One person praying

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11T41: Entrance of hell as monstrous mouth (of Leviathan)
11T53: Devils dragging the damned into the fire of hell

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73D73: Man of Sorrows, 'Imago Pietatis', 'Erbärmdebild', 'Schmerzensmann'; the upright Christ showing his wounds, usually bearing the crown of thorns, and accompanied by the instruments of the Passion, standing or sitting in his tomb


Shelfmark: Wood 401(83)

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