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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(83)

Ballad - Roud Number: V23143

Title: A looking-glass for ladies, or, A mirrour for married-women

First Line: When Greeks, and Trojans, fell at strife

Tune: Queen Dido

Themes:  Women


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D921: 'décolleté'
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
41D266: Ornaments, jewels

2nd Illustration

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

3rd Illustration

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

4th Illustration

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

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
25G4(THISTLE): Plants and herbs: thistle
61B2(Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649): Historical person (with NAME)
41D225: Gloves, mittens, etc.
25G41(LILY): Flowers: lily
61BB2(Henrietta Maria, consort of Charles I, King of England, 1609-1669): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman



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