Broadside Ballads Online

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The third illustration is signed: W.K.

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Viewing: Harding B 19(87)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33974

Title: The Shan Van Vouch

First Line: Oh, the time is coming on

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12816

Title: A new song called Derry down

First Line: They tell you dear girl I am given to roam

Authors:  Russell, Henry, 1812-1900

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2836

Title: A new song called Nancy Till

First Line: Cown [sic] in the cane-brake, close by de mill

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V23726

Title: An admired song called My £1 5s

First Line: It's of a tradesman and his wife I hear the other day

Themes:  Money

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D17: Old woman
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden
31D5: Young versus old age; young and old

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B2(Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658): Historical person (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
34B11: Dog
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
41A251: Study; 'studiolo'; library

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
41C21: Kitchen
46A14: Farmers
41C41: Breakfast
41C254: Kitchen-fire

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