Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Harding B 11(1180)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20808

Title: The fat old parish vestryman

First Line: I sing a modern ballad, made by a modern pate

Themes:  WealthPoor lawLocal government

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9142

Title: A woman, dear women for me

First Line: Give attention both married and single

Themes:  Marriage

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
31B6(+933): Morphology of human expression (+ holding something)
32A21: Fat (human type)
41C10: Gastronomy, the art of eating and drinking
41D2411: Attributes of dignitary

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I241: Village street
41A141: The usual house or row of houses
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure

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