Poster advertising the Middlesex Music Hall 584
Printer: Pewtress & Co
Medium: Print on paper
Prominently featured on this advertisement is Herbert Campbell, who was a particularly famous comedian in the world of music hall and had a long contract with the Middlesex. He started his career as a black-and-white minstrel but became more famous for his songs in the character of a pantomime dame, in which he impersonated a woman, wearing dresses, wigs and padding.