Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1666 and 1679


Search

Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(107)

Ballad - Roud Number: V3164

Title: The two-penny whore in a dialogue betwixt a spend-thrift and a whore. Or, a Relation of a two-penny bargain

First Line: A lusty young shaver, a vapouring gallant

Tune: He that has the most money is the best man

Themes:  Prostitution


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41A12: Castle
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31B6213(+82): Looking sideways (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A231: Standing figure
31B6213(+81): Looking sideways (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
25I24: Public road in village



Click image to view larger




Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.

×