Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 11(2412)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3791

Title: The merry gipsy band

First Line: List to the lay of a gipsy band

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4441

Title: Nothing

First Line: When rhyming & verses at first were in fashion

Performers:  Williams, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C15: Archer's weapons
25H15: Forest, wood
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
23T27(XVI): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)
45H34: Single combat in place of battle
45C12(STAFF)(+1): Weapons for striking a blow (with NAME) (+ during the battle)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting

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