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Viewing: Firth b.25(239)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V176

Title: Be quick for I'm in haste

First Line: As, 'cross the fields the other day

Themes:  Rural society


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: Dance de boatmen

First Line: Oh, de boatman dance, and de boatman sing

Themes:  SailorsBlackface minstrelsyOhio River


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
31B62313(+81): Smiling (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A5339: Baldness



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