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Viewing: Harding B 11(1823)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: It was nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1010

Title: The jolly buccaneer

First Line: The good ship Revenge, through the ocean spank'd lightly

Themes:  Piracy


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
33C4211: 'la cruche cassée' (loss of virginity symbolized)
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
41D212: Coat, cape
41D211: Dress, gown
25G11: Groups of trees
41D231: Trousers, breeches
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
45C12(CLUB): Weapons for striking a blow: club
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)
41D23321: Boots
25H13: Coast
31AA2518(+81): Hand on the hip - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))



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