Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1816 and 1843


Viewing: Harding B 11(599)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13841

Title: A new song. The choice of a wife

First Line: A bachelor leads an easy life

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6535

Title: New song. The farmers downfall

First Line: You broken down farmers give ear to my song

Themes:  FarmersHuntingPricesLandlords

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A3211: Open door
33A14: Embracing each other, kissing
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
42G222: Brothers or sisters (second degree family relationships)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C13187: Leading a horse by the reins; rider beside his horse

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