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Viewing: Firth b.26(236)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12890

Title: Poor Rosa May

First Line: Come darkies listen unto me

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Harding B 11(73) but under a different impression

Themes:  Horse-racing


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B3211: American negroes
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
41D2632: Parasol, sunshade

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1444: Four-wheeled vehicle drawn by more than three animals



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