Broadside Ballads Online

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    between 1819 and 1844


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Viewing: Harding B 11(2505)

1st Ballad

Title: The mower

First Line: It was on one summer's morning on the 14th day of May

Themes:  Rural societySexual intercourse


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 226

Title: The female drummer

First Line: A maiden I was at the age of sixteen

Themes:  Women soldiers


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
25I28: Outskirts of village
31A2351: Sitting on the ground
31AA2351: Sitting on the ground - AA - female human figure

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C225: Parting, leave-taking (of lovers)
45D323: Sailor
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
44A3(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
41A723: Bench
31AA2354: Sitting in someone's lap - AA - female human figure
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))



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