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Viewing: Firth b.19(18)

Sheet Notes:  Torn at left side; lacking part of title and first stanza

Ballad - Roud Number: V5616

Title: [T]he maidens frollick: or, [A brief] relation how six lusty lasses has prest full fourteen taylors on the backside of St. Clements, and other adjacent places

First Line: [Of] late near the Strand we well understand

References:

ESTC: R228436

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Press-gangsTransvestism


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
43B144: Picking flowers

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
41D262: Fan
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
31AA231(+3): Standing figure - AA - female human figure (+ sideview, profile)
25G11: Groups of trees

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure



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