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Viewing: Harding B 10(3)

Ballad - Roud Number: 21966

Title: John Hobbs, John Hobbs

First Line: A jolly shoe-maker, John Hobbs, John Hobbs

Performers:  Lovegrove, William, 1778-1816

Performance Locations:  Lyceum Theatre

Themes:  Wife-selling


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IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D2321(+81): Apron (+ men's clothes)
46B41: Buying and selling
46B11: Market
33A15: Laying the hand on another person's shoulder
41D212: Coat, cape
32A21: Fat (human type)
42D6: Repudiating one's wife
47D8(ROPE): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: rope
47B(+21): Handicrafts and industries (+ men (labourers))
31AA2214: Mouth - AA - female human figure





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