Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1673 and 1686


Viewing: Wood E 25(43)

Ballad - Roud Number: V3431

Title: The doctors medicines and counsel which he gave to a maiden, or, A cloak for a gross widdow

First Line: Draw near young lasses that in the street passes

Tune: This will restore my maiden-head again


ESTC: R215354

Themes:  Women

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
41A6711: Flowers in a vase
31B6(+933): Morphology of human expression (+ holding something)
61BB11(+53): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ half-length portrait)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D223(DOUBLET): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)
49G11: Barber; surgeon
47D8(SCISSORS): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: scissors

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I241: Village street
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'

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