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Viewing: Don. b.13(52)

Ballad - Roud Number: V23728

Title: The London cuckold: or, An antient citizens head well fitted with a flourishing pair of fashionable horns, by his buxome young wife

First Line: A trades-man hearing of the story

Tune: O mother! Roger

References:

ESTC: R221373

Themes:  CuckoldryArmyWar


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
42D37: Partner deceived

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(MUSKET)(+1): Firearms (with NAME) (+ during the battle)
45H3(+21): Battle (+ infantry)
45C16(CANNON)(+1): Firearms: cannon (+ during the battle)
44A3(+2)(ENGLAND): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
25I3: Farm or solitary house in landscape
31E23472: Violent death by fusillade
45K1: Fortifications, military engineering

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
41A23: Bedroom
31A611: Chamber-pot
41A761: Bed
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other



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