Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth c.12(443)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The female cabin boy or, The row amongst the sailors

First Line: It's of a pretty female as you shall understand

Themes:  PregnancyTransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: It was one winter's night, when the wind

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
31AA2518(+81): Hand on the hip - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
49E2513: Binoculars, spy-glass, etc.

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
25G11: Groups of trees

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