Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1736 and 1763


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


The cuts appear in chapbooks printed by Dicey and Marshall, Aldermary Church Yard


Ballad - Roud Number: V3204

Title: News from Hide-park; or, A very merry passage that happened between a North-country gentleman, and a very gaudy gallant lady of pleasure

First Line: One evening, a little before it was dark

Tune: The crossed couple


ESTC: N70851

Themes:  Countryman in LondonProstitution

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
41A621: Pergola
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A6: Garden

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
48C161: Column, pillar ~ architecture
61B11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ (full) bust portrait)
48A91(+745): Styles in the fine arts (+ baroque and classicism)
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
84(VALENTINE AND ORSON): Tales and fairy tales (with TITLE)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C512: Departure ~ travelling
46C13187: Leading a horse by the reins; rider beside his horse
33A2: Taking leave
41A325: Threshold
33A12: Shaking hands, 'dextrarum junctio'


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(67b)

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