Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1683 and 1706

Notes:

The fourth illustration bears the initials: R.I.



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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(238b)

Ballad

Title: The weavers request. Or, their just complaint against the rude rabble, that revile against the gentile mode now in fashion

First Line: We the brave weavers of ancient renown

Tune: Ladies of London

References:

ESTC: R231927

Themes:  Fashions


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49L7: Handwriting, written text
44B121: Audition; ruler giving audience

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D2661: Necklace
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))

3rd Illustration

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

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A2513(+82): Arm stretched sidewards (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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