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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(63a)

Sheet Notes:  Torn lower right corner; lacking author statement

Ballad - Roud Number: V8174

Title: The down-right wooing of honest John & Betty

First Line: Well me my pritty Betty

Tune: Cold and raw

Authors:  W., E.

Notes:  For author see Wing W16

References:

ESTC: R227115


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
25G4(THISTLE): Plants and herbs: thistle
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41A776: Container of leather: leather bag
31A2513(+81): Arm stretched sidewards (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
33C21: Courting
31A2513(+82): Arm stretched sidewards (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D223(SHAWL): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
33C21: Courting
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D262: Fan

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7532: Small group of musicians, chamber orchestra, jazz band
11Q73124: Marriage ~ Protestant service
42D25: Wedding feast, wedding meal



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