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Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(29a)

Ballad - Roud Number: V6537

Title: The farmer's courtship; or, The Mitcham widow

First Line: At Mitcham town did dwell

References:

ESTC: T35371

Themes:  WealthFarmersCourtship - difference in social statusClothing


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
46A14: Farmers
31A2511(+81): Arm raised upward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
25I28: Outskirts of village
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
46BB25: Going to the market - BB - women engaged in trade and commerce



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