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Date
    1807

Notes:

An engraving


Series Identifier:

457



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Viewing: Harding B 10(24)

Ballad - Roud Number: V1909

Title: Wittington's ghost

First Line: Good people don't think it strange

Authors:  Nicks, G.

Performers:  Blanchard, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

Subjects:  Whittington, Richard, d. 1423


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42F51: Maid ~ house personnel
31A231: Standing figure
41A3211: Open door
31B6(+925): Morphology of human expression (+ being frightened)
13A1: Spirit, ghost
31A233: Kneeling figure
31A27112: Running
31A5331: Wig
44B231: Mayor, burgomaster
41B231: Warming-pan (for bed)
31AA2712: Crawling, going on all fours - AA - female human figure
42F55: House-guard, doorkeeper, janitor
31A2361: Lying on the back with uplifted upper part of the body



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