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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(15b)

Ballad - Roud Number: V33067

Title: Bouncing Bess of Brumley, or, The bob-tail'd-bob

First Line: A Kentish maid to London came

Tune: Tom the tailor

References:

ESTC: R232883

Themes:  Seduction


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
41C714: Beer, ale
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)
49M31: Single printed leaf: broadsheet, leaflet
48C167: Pavement, floor ~ architecture

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D921: 'décolleté'
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A231: Standing figure



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