Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1624 and 1640


Viewing: Firth c.23(64)

Sheet Notes:  Negative photographs of: Pepys Ballads I:197 and I:347. The two parts are transposed.


Title: The defence of Hide parke, from some aspersions cast upon her

First Line: When glistering Phæbus, had hid his head

Themes:  Hyde Park (London, England)

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C1144: Blowing the hunting horn

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F24(STAG): Hoofed animals: stag
11H(EUSTACE)34: The conversion of St. Eustace: while hunting (on horseback) he is confronted with a stag bearing a crucifix between its antlers; Eustace is shown kneeling before the stag (that appears on a rock)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H213: River
43C121: Angling

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