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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15788

Title: Sailing

First Line: Heave ho! my lads, the winds blow free

Themes:  Naval


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20181

Title: Under the British flag

First Line: I am a valiant soldier of the dashing light brigade

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856Balaclava, battle of, 1854


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A3(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)
45H3(+3): Battle (+ naval force)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C144: Four-wheeled, animal-drawn vehicle, e.g.: cab, carriage, coach
44BB113: King - BB - female ruler
61BB2(Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman
45B55: Guard of honour
44BB127: Ruler and his subjects - BB - female ruler


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Shelfmark: Firth c.13(231)


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