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Viewing: Harding B 12(87)

Sheet Notes:  Harding B 12(87); Coloured illustration.


Title: A humorous representation of the droll custom of riding the black ram at East and West Emborne

First Line: Here I am

Notes:  Preceded by a prose account.


IconClass Codes:
44D4: Official; civil servant; functionary (in general)
46A23: Contrast between important and unimportant people; the inferior before the superior, the weak before the mighty
42DD391: Adulterer - DD - adulteress
44D32: Land registry
42D42: Widow
46C132(+82): Riding on animal other than horse, ass, or mule (+ sitting on animal with both legs on one side, riding side-saddle)
47I2131: Ram
41AA11: Palace - AA - civic architecture: inside

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