Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Harding B 15(286a)

Sheet Notes:  The second illustration is a separately printed item. Slip

Ballad - Roud Number: 13817

Title: Shells of the ocean

First Line: One summer eve, with pensive thought

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(BARK): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
25H13: Coast
47K1: Sea and coastal fishery
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
25F63: Eels

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B2: Historical persons
23T27(XIX): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)
48C921: Fame ~ writer, 'poeta laureatus'

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