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Viewing: Firth b.26(134)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20276

Title: Riflemen form!

First Line: There is a sound of thunder afar

Themes:  MilitaryPolitics and government - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22249

Title: Maids of merry England

First Line: Oh, the maids of merry England

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F23(LION)(+33): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion (+ head of an animal)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C221: Helmet
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet
25G3(LAUREL)(+22): Trees: laurel (+ branch, stick)
31A2211: Face

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