Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Artists:
  • Cruikshank

Date
    [1808]

Notes:

Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)


Series Identifier:

488


Other printings:


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Viewing: Harding B 10(69)

Ballad - Roud Number: V5636

Title: The exciseman

First Line: To a village that skirted the sea

Performers:  Bannister, John, 1760-1836

Themes:  Smuggling


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
34B11: Dog
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46A14: Farmers
46C11: Road, path
41A3211: Open door
41D23321: Boots
25H13: Coast
46C1215: Carrying something on the head or on the shoulders
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41D261: Handkerchief
46B46: Contract of sale
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat
31A2533(+81): Hand towards the forehead (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46C1162: Milestone
44D21: Tax collection
41D223(SMOCK): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)



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