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Viewing: Firth b.25(258)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1575

Title: The Isle of France

First Line: The sun was fair, the clouds advanced

Notes:  The correct first line is: \"The sun was far in the clouds advancedition.\" See Firth b.25(266).

Themes:  Transported convict


2nd Ballad

Title: Cheer boys, cheer

First Line: Cheer, boys! cheer!

Authors:  Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889

Themes:  Emigration


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C223: Harbour
46C24(BARK): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43A2(+61): Private festivities, merry company (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
48C7562: Vocal popular music



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