Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth b.25(381)

1st Ballad

Title: A new song on the Statutes

First Line: As I was going to --- Statutes

Themes:  Hiring fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1107

Title: Spence Broughton

First Line: To you my dear companions accept these lines I pray

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C1147: Hunting dogs
43C114: Hunter
43C1113: Bird hunting
44B52: Announcement, proclamation of laws
45C16(SHOTGUN): Firearms (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A3211: Open door
31A2711(+2): Walking (+ back view)

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