Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1672 and 1696

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 39(23)

Sheet Notes:  Harding B 39(23) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 2(251ar).

Ballad - Roud Number: V28139

Title: Whipping-Tom turn'd citizen: or, The cracks terror

First Line: Again the females plague is come

Tune: A fig for France


ESTC: R231940

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  WomenProstitution

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A72: Female sex; woman
41A34: Staircase
44G3731: Flogging, scourging (in public)
42B81(+0): Spanking, drubbing (of naughty children) (+ variant)
41D2311: Codpiece (cover for the genitals)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
46BB25: Going to the market - BB - women engaged in trade and commerce

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11K2: Devils in the form of (fabulous) animals

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