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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(69)


Title: A recollection of the times. Or Englands looking-glass

First Line: Oh sinful world rouze up thy sleepy head

Tune: Aim not too high


ESTC: R182542

Themes:  PlagueCity vs. countryFire of London, 16661666God's punishmentFrauds

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I12: Prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city
47I14: Harvest
47I145: Transporting ~ harvest

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E22: Cortege, funeral procession
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller
42E23: Burial
31A4621: Plague
42E272: Grave digger

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D222(RUFF): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A14: Urban housing
41A11: Palace

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