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Viewing: Firth b.19(14)

Sheet Notes:  Title cropped

Ballad - Roud Number: V10225

Title: [The young women and maidens] lamentation: or, Their bitter sighs and sorrow to hear the old women are prest to go with the army, while they themselves are slighted and dejected which are able to perform far better service

First Line: We lasses of London town

Tune: I marry and thank ye too

References:

ESTC: R228740

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  WarCamp-followers


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11R512: (woman) looking in a mirror ~ scene symbolizing 'Vanitas'
25F35(PEACOCK): Ornamental birds: peacock
31AA51111: Reflection (in a mirror) - AA - (for) women

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45D313: Private soldier
41D23321: Boots
46C1462: Spur

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D921: 'décolleté'
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)
31AA2511(+82): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31B6213(+82): Looking sideways (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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