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Viewing: Firth b.25(9/10)

Sheet Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, 18 March 1907

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1673

Title: A new song on the courage of France

First Line: When the drum beats to arms

Subjects:  France

Themes:  War


2nd Ballad

Title: The insurgent chief before the battle

First Line: Forth, forth to the field of the foray

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V22279

Title: The Club of '82

First Line: Oh, did you hear of the gallant band

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15103

Title: Donnelly and Oiver [Oliver]

First Line: Ye muses I beg you will lend me your aid

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Prizefighting


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9839

Title: I am a young man that's most highly respectable

First Line: I am a young man


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V17365

Title: A new hunting song for '54

First Line: Come all you gallant huntsmen that loves to the game

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
25H15: Forest, wood
46C1318: Horse in motion
31D16: Old man
46A2: Social contrast
46C5131: Asking the way

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
45C16(RIFLE): Firearms: rifle
45C21: (military) uniforms
45C13(BAYONET): Hacking and thrusting weapons (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A17: Farm (building)
34B232: Fowl (cock, hen, chicken, etc.)
41A3911: Well

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
45C21: (military) uniforms





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