Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth b.25(230)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1185

Title: Bonny light horseman slain in the wars

First Line: Ye maidens, wives, and widows too, give attention

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 918

Title: Monkey turned barber

First Line: A frolicksome spark in Dublin did dwell

Themes:  Irish - EnglandBarbers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C2121: Horse-racing

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A311: Eyeglasses, spectacles
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
61B112(+51): Anonymous historical persons portrayed in a double portrait (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
31B62313(+81): Smiling (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

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