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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6947

Title: The poor workhouse boy

First Line: The cloth was laid in the vorkhouse hall

Themes:  Poor law


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ (full) bust portrait)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49M32: Book
25A13: Globe
49C3: Scholar, philosopher
23T27(XVI): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C70: 'Musica', symbolic representations, allegories and emblems ~ music; 'Musica'(Ripa)



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