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Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(30b)

Ballad - Roud Number: 199

Title: The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned to be a serving-man

First Line: You beauteous ladies great and small

Tune: Flora's farewell; or Summer time

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ESTC: R235047

Themes:  Social statusTransvestismNobility


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B113: King
46C1318: Horse in motion
46C13161: Saddle and bridle (saddlery)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ (full) bust portrait)
41D921: 'décolleté'



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