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    c.1867


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Viewing: Firth b.27(426/427)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1247

Title: The chimney-sweeper's wedding

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids some younger some older

Themes:  Marriage


2nd Ballad

Title: A new song on the battle of Alma

First Line: You gallat [sic] sons of Erin once more on you I call

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3252

Title: The allied volunteers

First Line: Hurra for the nations' allied men

Authors:  Kearney, J.

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V16542

Title: Death of Nicholas!

First Line: Snow and ike [sic] and ice-bonnd [sic] fountains - ice in every breath we draw

Subjects:  Nicholas I, Emperor of Russia, 1796-1855


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2147

Title: Donnelly and Cooper

First Line: Come all you true bred Irishmen

Themes:  Prizefighting


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V167

Title: banks of the lee

First Line: In the sweet summer season dame nature seemed pleasing


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C92: One pair dancing; man and woman dancing as a couple

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
84(JACK THE GIANT-KILLER): Tales and fairy tales (with TITLE)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A17: Working class, labourers
33A13: Meeting
25I18: Outskirts of city
47E2: Corporative organization, guild
47D8(PICKAXE): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: pickaxe

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F24(GIRAFFE): Hoofed animals: giraffe

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43B613: Seesaw





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