Broadside Ballads Online

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Date
    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:

111



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Viewing: Harding B 11(2338)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: Mary Ann and her servant man

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServantsTransvestism


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 226

Title: The female drummer

First Line: A maiden I was at the age of sixteen

Themes:  Women soldiersTransvestism


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
48CC7524: One person playing percussion instrument - CC - out of doors
45C9: Military music



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