Many Punch casts have Joeys that in style do refer back to 'the man himself', the bobbles of hair, polkadots and similar elements of the make up etc.
Researching a while back I did a Google image search for Grimaldi and there are lots of nice pics out there.
Retired Wal Kent Joey and Revised, and current repainted, rewigged ( dyed sheepskin) , recostumed Brian Clarke
Final bow tie, he also has red, button-sized, felt spots down his front
As if I haven't got enough to do today, with all I've got to do today.