Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier:


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Viewing: Harding B 11(79)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4623

Title: Answer to Nelly Gray

First Line: I once lived in a cabin on the old Kentucky shore

Notes:  See Harding B 11(20), \"Mary Blane,\" for a similar story

Subjects:  Kentucky (U.S.A.)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V466

Title: Toby Philpot

First Line: Dear Tom, this brown jug, which now foams with mild ale

Themes:  Drinking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A51(GREAT BRITAIN): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)
45C19(SHIELD): Protective weapons: shield
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat
45C11(SPEAR): Casting weapons: spear
46B4941(+01): Merchant shipping, shipping trade

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))

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