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Viewing: Harding B 10(14)

Ballad - Roud Number: V299

Title: Bound prentice to a waterman

First Line: Bound prentice to a water-man, I learnt a bit to row

Performers:  Miller

Performance Locations:  Royal Circus

Themes:  Sailors


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
25H213: River
41D2332: Shoes, sandals
45C12(CLUB): Weapons for striking a blow: club
41D222: Neck-gear ~ clothing
41A11: Palace
31B6(+913): Morphology of human expression (+ swinging, waving)
25G3(OAK): Trees: oak
25I145: Canals, waters (in city)
25I143: Quay
46C24(SLOOP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
61F(NAVAL HOSPITAL, GREENWICH): Names of historical buildings, sites, streets, etc. (with NAME)

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