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Viewing: Harding B 11(179)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V172

Title: The battle of Algiers

First Line: Come all you Britons stout and bold that love your native land

Subjects:  Pellew, Edward, Viscount Exmouth, 1757-1833

Themes:  1816Algiers, Battle of, 1816


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: Poor but honest sodger

First Line: When wild war's deadly blast was blown and gentle peace returning

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
45D313: Private soldier
45C13(SWORD)(+1): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword (+ during the battle)
31A2731: Falling
31A236: Lying figure
45H33: Hand-to-hand fighting (~ battle)
45C19(SHIELD)(+1): Protective weapons: shield (+ during the battle)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
34B11: Dog
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
46A14: Farmers
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A54: Fence, wall, paling



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