Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1802 and 1819

Other printings:


Viewing: Douce Ballads 4(42)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4773

Title: A new summons to Horn fair

First Line: You horned fumbling cuckolds

Themes:  Cuckoldry

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4776

Title: A new summons to all the merry wagtail jades that attend at Horn fair

First Line: Come all you merry jades

Themes:  Cuckoldry

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
48CC7525: One person playing wind instrument - CC - out of doors
48CC7524: One person playing percussion instrument - CC - out of doors
41D231: Trousers, breeches
42D37: Partner deceived
11P331: Functionaries and dignitaries ~ episcopal Protestant churches
25F(+332): Animals (+ antlers; horn)
31A4152: Wooden leg
41D223(SHIRT): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)
46C1318(+83): Horse in motion (+ riding back to front on animal)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41D231: Trousers, breeches
42D37: Partner deceived
25F(+332): Animals (+ antlers; horn)
41C7112: Bottle of wine
41C27(LADLE): Kitchen-utensils: ladle

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