Broadside Ballads Online

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For another version of the first illustration, see Croxall's Aesop (1722).


Viewing: Harding B 28(284)

1st Ballad

Title: The sailor from Dover

First Line: There was a young sailor, from Dover he came

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 347

Title: The whale fishing

First Line: In the year ninety four, March the twetieth [sic] day

Themes:  Whaling

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I18: Outskirts of city
25F35(PEACOCK): Ornamental birds: peacock
92C172: Juno as queen of Heaven
25F32(NIGHTINGALE): Song-birds: nightingale

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))

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