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Viewing: Harding B 13(280)


Title: Fatal destruction of both Houses of parliament. Thursday evening, Oct. 16, 1834

First Line: Draw near awhile and give attention

Tune: Good old days of Adam and Eve

Themes:  Fire - Houses of Parliament1834

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D261: Handkerchief
47D8(HAMMER): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: hammer
42F53: Manservant, footman
31A5331: Wig

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
41A621: Pergola
33C2162: Lover (woman) alone (e.g. longing for the beloved)
43B144: Picking flowers

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