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Viewing: Harding B 11(2012)

Sheet Notes:  Stamped: Bibliotheca Lindesiana

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2748

Title: Kitty Wells

First Line: You ask what makes this darkey weep

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


2nd Ballad

Title: Dear mother, I've come home to die. Answer to \"Father come home\"

First Line: Oh, come back again to my once happy home

Authors:  Boot, W.

Themes:  Death


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61E(ROME, Italy): Names of cities and villages (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I141: Street
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)
41A325: Threshold
46A155: Outcasts, pariahs
42B73: Family life in other circumstances than at home or on holiday



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