Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1683 and 1696


Douce Ballads 2(190b) is another issue.


Viewing: Don. b.13(82)

Ballad - Roud Number: V11276

Title: The scolding wives vindication: or, An answer to the Cuckold's complaint

First Line: I have been abus'd of late

Tune: The cuckold's complaint


ESTC: R227365

Themes:  AdulteryCuckoldry

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
31A231: Standing figure
41D262: Fan
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
41D283: Mask

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
42D37: Partner deceived

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
41D262: Fan
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure

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