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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1674 and 1679

Notes:

4o Rawl. 566(112) is another edition



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Viewing: Wood E 25(120)

Ballad - Roud Number: V33029

Title: The gossips meeting. Or, The merry market-women of Taunton

First Line: Come all my kind neighbours, & hear me a while

Tune: The parliament of women

References:

ESTC: R235668

Themes:  MarriageWomen


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
25H217: River bank
31AA(+89): The (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure (+ nude human being)
31AA54: Washing and bathing - AA - in the open air

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A6711: Flowers in a vase
31B6(+933): Morphology of human expression (+ holding something)
23D42: Spring, 'Ver'; 'Primavera' (Ripa)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
41C622: Cake, tart, pastry
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
41C5: Celebration meal, feast, banquet
41D267: Purse, money-bag
44B128: Ruler in informal contact with his subjects
44B124: Ruler with counsellor(s)
61B2(James I, King of England, 1566-1625): Historical person (with NAME)
44B1972: Royal mantle (symbol of sovereignty)
41C69: Meat; still life of meat



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