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Viewing: Harding B 11(113)

Ballad - Roud Number: V3088

Title: The Ashantee war, or Soldier's farewell

First Line: Oh sister I must soon be going

Themes:  Ashanti war, 1873-1874


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD)(+1): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword (+ during the battle)
45D312: Officer
32B311(SCOTS): Europeans (with NAME)
41D3: Folk costume, regional costume
45C16(MUSKET)(+1): Firearms (with NAME) (+ during the battle)
45C16(CANNON)(+1): Firearms: cannon (+ during the battle)
45H3: Battle
46C13185: Rearing (horse in motion)
45C21: (military) uniforms
45H11: Signal to attack



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