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Date
    between 1684 and 1686


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Viewing: Firth b.19(2)

Sheet Notes:  Imprint torn

Ballad - Roud Number: V3221

Title: The bleeding lover

First Line: Lovers all come hear my story

Tune: The doubting virgin

Authors:  Duffett, Thomas

References:

ESTC: R228017

Themes:  Unrequited loveGhosts


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
13A1: Spirit, ghost
41B31: Candle

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
92D1521: Cupid shooting a dart
92D18(BLINDFOLD): Attributes of Cupid: blindfold

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C13161: Saddle and bridle (saddlery)
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46C13187: Leading a horse by the reins; rider beside his horse
46C1462: Spur

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D921: 'décolleté'
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
41D221: Head-gear

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D921: 'décolleté'
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
31AA515: Painting of body or face - AA - (for) women



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