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Viewing: Johnson Ballads fol. 162


Title: The masquerade; or the Political bagpiper. A new comic song

First Line: Bra' John o' Boot was a bonny muckle mon

Tune: The flowers of Edinburgh

Authors:  Howard, H. (Henry)


ESTC: T39022

Subjects:  Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century


IconClass Codes:
32B311(SCOTS): Europeans (with NAME)
41D3: Folk costume, regional costume
44C312: Political caricatures and satires
41C5: Celebration meal, feast, banquet
44B152: Royal household; courtiers, retinue, train
44B154: Court festival
48C7532: Small group of musicians, chamber orchestra, jazz band
48C7354: Bagpipe, musette

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