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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(56a)

Sheet Notes:  Sheet divided; cropped top edge

Ballad - Roud Number: 3483

Title: Diddle, diddle. Or, The kind country lovers

First Line: Lavenders green, didle, didle

Tune: Lavender green, &c

References:

ESTC: R232983


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D262: Fan
25I24: Public road in village

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D921: 'décolleté'
41D2661: Necklace
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
31AA515: Painting of body or face - AA - (for) women



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