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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1666 and 1679

Notes:

The second, third, and fourth illustrations bear the initials R.I.


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Viewing: Firth b.19(19)

Ballad - Roud Number: V29501

Title: The married-mans best portion: or, A new song plainly setting forth the excellency, and incomparable worth of a good wife

First Line: Amongst those worldly joyes, of which

Tune: Fancies Phoenix

References:

ESTC: R214098

Themes:  Marriage - men


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D262: Fan
31AA231(+3): Standing figure - AA - female human figure (+ sideview, profile)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer
46C1462: Spur

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure



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