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British music hall star.
Lashwood first trod the boards of the music halls in his home city of Birmingham in 1878, making his London debut at the Middlesex Music Hall in 1889. He specialised in patriotic songs such as The Death and Glory Boys, The Gallant 21st and Motherland though his most popular songs were the romantic Riding On Top Of The Car and, especially, After The Ball and In The Twi-Twi-Twilight.
Lashwood was tall and handsome and was billed as The Beau Brummel of the Halls because of his elegant attire.He retired at the end of the Great War, making only the occasional stage appearance thereafter.
This is a very fine early vintage glossy Philco postcard, nicely signed and dated (19-1-06) in dark blue fountain pen ink across the image. In very good condition.