Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth b.22(f. 107/2)

Sheet Notes:  Slip

Ballad - Roud Number: V32496

Title: The distresses of the poor. A new song

First Line: Poor people I prithee draw near

Subjects:  Wilkes, John, 1727-1797

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryPovertyFrauds in trade1775

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B113: King
47K1: Sea and coastal fishery
44B128: Ruler in informal contact with his subjects

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.

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