Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Harding B 19(68)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22205

Title: Sarah Bell

First Line: I once did lub a yaller gal

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29635

Title: A new song called St. Patrick's morning

First Line: From Malin head to Keviu's [sic] bed

Tune: The girl I left behind me

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in 2806 b.9(260)

Subjects:  Ireland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V29853

Title: The Saxion [sic] shilling

First Line: Hark a martial sound is heard

Themes:  Soldiers, IrishSoldiers - enlistment

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
25K1: Landscapes in tropical and sub-tropical regions
32B342: Red Indians, American Indians
46B49: Import and export

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
46A17: Working class, labourers
41D267: Purse, money-bag
46A24: Relation between master and servant
46A172: Paying of wages

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
23T23: Classical antiquity (historical epoch)

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