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Date
    between 1672 and 1696

Notes:

Douce Ballads 1(42b) is another issue.



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Sheet Notes:  Tune title supplied in MS: Ye Necessited [sic] Virgin.

Ballad - Roud Number: V28093

Title: Crums of comfort for the youngest sister

First Line: I have a good old father at home

Tune: [The necessitated virgin]

References:

ESTC: R235408

Themes:  Marriage proposals


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
33C21: Courting
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D262: Fan

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A721: Chair
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
49M32: Book
49N: Reading

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B113: King
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
31A534: Beard

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D921: 'décolleté'
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
41D2661: Necklace
31AA515: Painting of body or face - AA - (for) women



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