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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(236b)

Sheet Notes:  Sheet divided; imprint cropped off

Ballad - Roud Number: V4189

Title: A voyage to Virginia; or, The valiant soldiers fare-well to his love

First Line: My pretty Betty, I now must leave thee

Tune: She's gone and left me bird, alone

References:

ESTC: R228752

Subjects:  Virginia

Themes:  Soldiers


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
31A2711: Walking
24B: Moon as celestial body
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ (full) bust portrait)
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D921: 'décolleté'
31AA515: Painting of body or face - AA - (for) women

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))



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