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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1663 and 1674

Notes:

The first illustration bears the initials: A.H.



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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(198)

Ballad - Roud Number: V20938

Title: A good wife, or none

First Line: The glazing [sic] torch is soon burnt out

Themes:  Marriage - men


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer
46C1462: Spur

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31AA231(+3): Standing figure - AA - female human figure (+ sideview, profile)

3rd Illustration

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

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31AA2512(+82): Arm stretched forward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
33C8: Amorousness, desire



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