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Viewing: Harding B 28(3)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5400

Title: [None]

First Line: Sweet Poll of Plymouth was my dear

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  Press-gangs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15409

Title: Britons strike home

First Line: Chearly my hearts of courage true

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A511: Mirror
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
41A3211: Open door
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden
41D441: Sewing

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43A2(+61): Private festivities, merry company (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44BB113: King - BB - female ruler
61BB2(Anne, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, 1665-1714): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman
44BB191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty) - BB - female ruler

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