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Viewing: Harding B 10(37)

Ballad - Roud Number: V34946

Title: The ghosts; or Mrs. Duffy and Mrs. Cruckshanks

First Line: In vonderful times like these here

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Performers:  Fawcett, John, 1768-1837

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

Themes:  Ghosts


IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
31B6(+925): Morphology of human expression (+ being frightened)
13A1: Spirit, ghost
45B31: Guard duty, keeping sentry
45C16(MUSKET): Firearms (with NAME)
45C21: (military) uniforms
31E236219: Head of a beheaded person
45K1412: Battlement, crenellation ~ fortified city

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