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Viewing: Firth b.19(4)

Sheet Notes:  Firth b.19(4) is torn at lower right, lacking part of imprint

Ballad - Roud Number: V32265

Title: The courtiers health; or The merry boyes of the times

First Line: Come boyes fill us a bumper

Tune: Come boyes fill us a bumper, Or My lodging is on the cold ground

Authors:  Taubman, Matthew, 1685-1689

References:

ESTC: R227031

Themes:  Religious dissentersDrinking


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A35: Conversation, dialogue; conversation piece
41A711: Table
41A721: Chair
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
41C741: Pipe ~ tobacco
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)
31B6235(+81): Speaking (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41B313: Candlestick
41C324: Tankard
31AA2511(+82): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41C7112: Bottle of wine

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
92L17: Specific aspects, allegorical aspects of Bacchus; Bacchus as patron
41C711: Wine ~ alcoholic drinks
41C122: Pouring

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48A9871: Ornament ~ arabesque



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