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    1809

Series Identifier:

505


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Viewing: Harding B 10(4)

Ballad - Roud Number: V1896

Title: The ghost of a scrag of mutton

First Line: A scholar one time, tho' I can't tell you when

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Performers:  SmithReeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Performance Locations:  Sadler's Wells Theatre


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
34B11: Dog
23R14: Night
31A231: Standing figure
46A21: Contrast between rich and poor
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31B6(+925): Morphology of human expression (+ being frightened)
41C741: Pipe ~ tobacco
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet
41C253: Boiling
41C2541: Open fire, fire-place, stove (in kitchen)
41A3311: Open window
46C52: Hotel, hostelry, inn
23U24: Clock
29C: Objects coming to life, e.g. puppets
41C211: Kitchen-interior
49B44: Student



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