Broadside Ballads Online

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  • Cruikshank, Isaac and George



Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892). Johnson Ballads fol. 103 is coloured.

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Viewing: Johnson Ballads fol. 103

Ballad - Roud Number: V26535

Title: Sound philosophy. Captain Morris's celebrated drinking song

First Line: I've oft been ask'd by prosing souls

Tune: Jolly Dick the lamp lighter

Performers:  Dignum, Charles, 1765-1827TaylorMunden, Joseph Shepherd, 1758-1832

Themes:  Drinking


IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
41C7111: Glass of wine
41D212: Coat, cape
31A533: Styles of hairdress
41C52: Carousal, drinking-bout, orgy
41D222: Neck-gear ~ clothing
41C7112: Bottle of wine
41C653: Fruit
61B2(Munden, Joseph Shepherd, 1758-1832): Historical person (with NAME)
61B2(Dignum, Charles, 1765?-1827): Historical person (with NAME)

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