Broadside Ballads Online

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The first and third illustrations are from chapbooks published by Dicey and Marshall, Aldermary Church Yard. Harding B 39(27) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 3(33b).

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Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(33b)


Title: Fun upon fun; or The stark-naked West-country wedding

First Line: Come all you young maids so charming and fair


ESTC: N70820

Themes:  Rural societyWeddings

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1318: Horse in motion

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
31A25162(+82): Hand on the heart (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31A221: Head (human)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q73124: Marriage ~ Protestant service

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