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Viewing: Wood E 25(132)

Ballad - Roud Number: V25853

Title: News from Ostend. Or the Souldiers loving letter to his sweet- heart in London

First Line: My dearest this letter unto thee I send

Tune: The seaman's adieu to his dear, Or, Ile go to the Captain

References:

ESTC: R41540

Themes:  Soldiers


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D921: 'décolleté'
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
41D2661: Necklace
31AA515: Painting of body or face - AA - (for) women

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A3(+2)(ENGLAND): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
45B32: The company, the unit, the troop ~ military service
45C16(MUSKET): Firearms (with NAME)



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