Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1820


Basically the same setting of type as Harding B 2(107), Harding B 2(108) and Harding B 2(109) but with variations in the cuts

Other printings:


Viewing: Johnson Ballads 380

Ballad - Roud Number: V6111

Title: Poor Robin's dream; commonly called Poor Charity

First Line: How now, good fellow, what all amort?

Themes:  WarTrade depressionDreams

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
47D41: Watermill
47C37(+62): Grinding, milling (industrial processes) (+ product ~ crafts, industries, agriculture)
46C133: Pack-animal
47B26(+47): Industries ~ food, drink, stimulants (+ foodstuffs ~ crafts, industries, agriculture)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
41A33: Window
31A25312(+81): Head held in the hand(s), with elbows leaning on an elevation or on the knees (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)
41B313: Candlestick
41C253: Boiling
41C2541: Open fire, fire-place, stove (in kitchen)
41AA16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage - AA - civic architecture: inside
31B6(+926): Morphology of human expression (+ despairing)
41C211: Kitchen-interior

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