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Viewing: Harding B 11(273)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20753

Title: Bill Block

First Line: Bill Block was the tar that no danger did fear

Themes:  SailorsVirtue


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 229

Title: Gipsy girl

First Line: My father is king of the gipsies its true

Themes:  Social statusGipsies


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42B742: Mother and child(ren), woman and child(ren) (family group)
34B2311: Dove-cote
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
31A2511(+82): Arm raised upward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31B6(+931): Morphology of human expression (+ indicating, pointing at)



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