J[ohn] L[awrence] Toole, Comedian, "as a schoolboy".
Portrait of a man, full face, dressed in uniform of trousers, buttoned top and cap, before a lattice summer house. White ruffle collar with tie showing above jacket stand-up collar. Trousers are buttoned across the waistband and a handkerchief hangs out of a pocket. Tie shoes and socks. He is holding a musical instrument (penny whistle/flute?) and folded sheets or pamphlets with a picture on the outer cover.