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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1641 and 1674

Notes:

The caption of the second illustration reads: \"My Gold is my God.\" The caption of the seventh illustration reads: \"I kill you all.\"



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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(31)

Ballad - Roud Number: V2865

Title: A looking glass for a Christian family; or, A warning for all people to serve God

First Line: All you that fear the Lord that rules the sky

Tune: Aim not too high

Themes:  ReligionGod's punishment


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11K2: Devils in the form of (fabulous) animals

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
46A16: The rich
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A25162(+82): Hand on the heart (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
31A2711: Walking

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A25162(+82): Hand on the heart (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31F26: Death as skeleton

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
31F26(+3): Death as skeleton (+ Death with bow and arrow)
92B11221: 'Cornucopia', Horn of Plenty



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