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    between 1663 and 1674


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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(51)

Ballad - Roud Number: V30141

Title: The merry maid of Middlesex. Or, A pretty song made by a pretty maid

First Line: It was not long agone since Cupid with his dart

Tune: The maid that lost her way

Themes:  Marriage prospects - womenTradesmen


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D267: Purse, money-bag
41D262: Fan

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31A25161(+82): Arm or hand held in front of the chest (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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