Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1624 and 1640


Viewing: Firth c.23(75)

Sheet Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I:148.


Title: A looking glasse for corne hoorders, by the example of John Russell ... whose horses sunke into the ground the 4 of March 1631

First Line: Of wonders strange that was ever heard, ever heard

Tune: Welladay

Themes:  FarmersEconomy and trade - 17th century

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A14: Farmers
31B8: Fool, simpleton, numskull
47I123: Ploughing

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A14: Farmers
47I2211: Herd, flock
47I123: Ploughing

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