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Tommy Davies


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[n/a] : [playbill]

'As our roads home from school lay for a considerable distance in the same direction, Tommy Davies...and I generally walked home together, making numerous stoppages along the way to read, admire and compare the playbills of the different theatres. One afternoon in the latter end of the month of October we were going home, when our attention was forcibly arrested by a bill of an unusually attracive character. It was a very large, very highly coloured and very profusely illustrated bill...'

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Tommy Davies      Print: Broadsheet, Poster, playbill


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