Engraving of William Samuel Woodin who was very popular at the Egyptian Hall

Woodin (1825-1888) was particularly well known for his two entertainments the ‘Carpet Bag’ and the ‘Olio of Oddities’. He was a protean artiste and ventriloquist skilled in creating entertainments with many voices, mannerisms and costumes. His successes in London include performances at the Polygraphic Hall and the Egyptian Hall. This engraving is by D.J. Pound based on a photograph by Gill of London.

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Size Paper size 265 x 380mm. Engraving size 170 x 215mm.
Date Mid 19th century.
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Ref no N1910 Ep.Other33