Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1784 and 1807


Printed and Sold at the Prining-Office [sic] in Aldermary Church Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V3204

Title: News from Hyde-park. Or, a 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 cros'd couple

Themes:  Prostitution

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C131: Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman
31B13: Sleeping on the ground

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31B11: Sleeping in bed
25F9: Mis-shapen animals; monsters
31B17: Waking up


Shelfmark: Harding B 39(199)-1

Notes:  Negative photocopy of Percy II.69

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