Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1790 and 1840


Viewing: Harding B 4(6)

Ballad - Roud Number: V1844

Title: The cruel cooper, of Ratcliff

First Line: Near Ratcliff-cross liv'd a cooper there

Themes:  SlaveryCruel fatherTurkey

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A6711: Flowers in a vase
32B321: African negroes
31A233: Kneeling figure
41A7751: Container made of plant material other than wood: basket
55C22: Offering; 'Offerta overo Oblatione' (Ripa)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle
73C86461: The prodigal son kneels before his father who takes him in his arms
41D29: Clothed in rags
41D221(TURBAN): Head-gear: turban

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