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Viewing: Harding B 2(95)

Ballad - Roud Number: V3156

Title: A choice penny-worth of wit

First Line: Here is a pennyworth of wit

Themes:  ProstitutionEconomy and trade

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41A721: Chair
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31A235: Sitting figure
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet
33C8: Amorousness, desire
41A431: Carpet, rug
33C52: Whore, prostitute
33C51: Brothel
41C7112: Bottle of wine

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41A13: Edifice, e.g.: public building, department store
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
25G3: Trees
46C5141: Being welcomed ~ travelling
41A143: Detached house in city
41A54: Fence, wall, paling
42D352: Reconciliation of man and wife
55AA1: Loss

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