Broadside Ballads Online

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    between 1820 and 1824


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Viewing: Harding B 28(56)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1693

Title: When my old hat was new

First Line: I am a poor old man in years, come listen to my song


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8918

Title: Robin Adair

First Line: What's this dull town to me

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
41D131: Dandy, beau
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41D221(TRICORN): Head-gear (with NAME)
31A5331: Wig
31A42(+15): Human beings (legendary or not) of abnormal proportions, size, strength, etc. (+ legs)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q7129: Ruin of church, monastery, etc.



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