Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1780 and 1812


Viewing: Harding B 5(110)

Ballad - Roud Number: 199

Title: The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned serving man

First Line: You beauteous ladies great and small


ESTC: T35326

Themes:  ServantsTransvestism

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C161: Column, pillar ~ architecture
41A421: Curtains
61B11(+523): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ profile portrait)
31A533: Styles of hairdress
41D266: Ornaments, jewels
23T23: Classical antiquity (historical epoch)
41D27: Drapery, draped garment, 'Gewandgebung'

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ (full) bust portrait)
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
48C161: Column, pillar ~ architecture
41D266: Ornaments, jewels
23T23: Classical antiquity (historical epoch)
41D27: Drapery, draped garment, 'Gewandgebung'
41D421: Hanging the wash to dry

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