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Advert for JL Toole in 'Walker London' 4007

Advert for JL Toole in 'Walker London' 4007

Printer: Canning & Co

Medium: Lithograph, coloured

Date: 1893

Shelfmark: Evan.4007

Item number: 4007

Genre: Leaflet

This portraits of J. L. Toole was on many advertising materials like leaflets and posters. J. L. Toole was a famous comedian and actor and performed on stage for over 40 years. He was immensely popular, both with his audiences and his contemporaries and was also a good businessman. He took over the ‘Folly Theatre’ and renamed it ‘Toole’s’, staging several successful plays. He died in 1906 leaving a considerable fortune out of which he made several considerable bequests to charity and theatre.

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