In Aeolus "Davy Stephens" emerges from "The door of Ruttledge's office," a small man "in a large capecoat, a small felt hat crowning his ringlets," newspapers "under his cape." Stephens, a newspaper-seller, was a fixture on the Dublin street scene.

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Photograph of Davy Stephens owned by the National Library of Ireland. Reproduced in David Pierce, James Joyce's Ireland (1992), courtesy NIL.