1893 THE SKETCH Magazine DAISY GREVILLE Charles Laurie PINERO Sandgate VICTORIAN (0700)

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The Sketch

The Sketch was a British illustrated weekly newspaper, published between  February 1893 and  June 1959, by the Illustrated London News Company and was primarily a society magazine with regular features on Royalty and the aristocracy, theatre, cinema and arts, with a high photographic content.

This issue has 29 pages ( 58 sides)
This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. photographs, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Lady Brooke  front page - photograph by Walery of Regent Street - Frances Evelyn "Daisy" Greville - nee Maynard
 Last Weeks Paris - A White Dinner  full page sketch by Villedibois / Villedebois / Villedubois
There are two loose advertising pages which though detached, are present
Landslips at Sandgate in Kent:
 The High Street  
 Pipe Forced Up on theEncombe Estate  
 Coach House on the Encombe Estate  photograph by Lankester and Warren of Tunbridge Wells
The Yachting Season - Four Yachts:
 Mohawk  photograph by West and Son of Southsea
Queen Victorias Drawing Rooms -:
 The Right hon. Stuart Knill the Lord Mayor of London  
 The Lady Mayoress  
 Miss Mary Wright  
 Dr Joachim the Violinist  
 Sketches by W. Finlay from the Play "The Amazons" at the Court Theatre - Mr Weedon Grossmith - Miss Ellaline Terriss - Miss Pattie Brown - T reive -Lily Hanbury - Mr F. Ker - Mr Elliot  
 Mr Frank Burgoyne the Brixton Librarian  small engraving
 Political Cartoon of the Week  full page by John Proctor
Parliament Sketches:
 A Little Breeze in the Lobby - Colonel Saunderson and Mr W. Redmond  
 Sir Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth and Navy Estimates  
Art of the Day:
 The Bath - Painting by Gerome at the Bernheim Gallery, Piccadilly  
 Lifes Eventide - by Hely Smith  
 Shoreham Sussex - by F. J. Aldridge  
 Portrait of a Lady - By John Hoppner  
 The Harvesters - by J. Veyrassat  
 Love and Life - by G. F. Watts RA  full page
 Below London Bridge - by Hubert Medlycott  
 JEsmond Mill - From the Art Journal  
 Eventide in the Val DAnzasca - B. J. M. Donne  
 Parrott and Tree Snake - by Beatrice A. Smallfield  
 Sunday Morning - by Henry Terry  
 Model Made by Lever Brothers the Makers of Sunlight Soap - Model of Windsor Castle Executed by Campbell, Smith and Co from Drawings by Mr Max Clarke ARIBA  small engraving of the model
Charles Lauri the Animal Impersonator - Double page:
 Charles Lauri  
 A Study in Black and White - The Hottentot and the Poodle  
 The French Poodle  Lauri in character
 The Ibis  ditto Keenlyside.©
 As a Hottentot  ditto
 Astarte - Mr Lauri in His Dance, "Oriella" at the Alhambra 1891  
 Mr Lauri as The Masher Poodle  
 As Astarte in Oriella  
 Puss in Boots  
 Hottentots Dance
Illustrations for Novel in a Nutshell drawn by Frank Nudd
 Mister William Allan MP for Gateshead - Engineer and Poet  small engraving from a photograph by Ruddock of Newcastle on Tyne
 Mr William Allan MP as Typifying "Labour" - From a Bust By William R. Colton  
 Mr Arthur Wing Pinero  photograph by Window and Grove of Baker Street  
Four sketches and a letter from plays written by Pinero:  Lord Tweenwayes Played by Mr Weedon Grossmith - Sketch of Mr Bancroft - A Page of Manuscript in "The Amazons" .. Miel -Sketch of Edward Terry - Sketch of Mr Pinero in Caricature by Phil May  
Four Sketches by Ralph Cleaver of Actors from the Play "Alexandra" at the Royalty: Mr Herbert Fleming - Mr Theodore Wright - Miss Janet Achurch - Mr Edmund Maurice
 The Light Side of Nature - An Analogy, The Horse Dealer and Sir harry  full page
A Metamorphosis - The Dictator  full page comical sketch by J. F. Sullivan
 Music  full page sketch by Dudley hardy - a lady playing a harp, a cat sits on the end "singing"
 Theres Many a Slip Twixt Cup and Lip  full page - a waiter serving a lady
 Hens  a comical farmyard scene drawn by Leonard Raven-Hill
 The Might hunter - A Travellers Story  full page comical sketches by Rene Bull from a series of sketches about a blundering explorer in Africa riding a Rhinocerous
Full page sketch by "Crow" of a man at the seaside with his son and daughters
 Miss Janet Achurch  photograph of the actress by Falk of Sydney
 The House of John Leech in Kensington  engraving
Book Review - "Idle Days in Patagonia" by W. H. Hudson with illustrations by Alfred Hartley and J. Smit -:
 The Captain  
 The Plains of Patagonia  
 Snow at El Carmen  
 The Organ Bird - Cyphorhinus Cantans  
 Magellanic Eagle Owl  
 Evening Primrose  
 John Oliver Hobbs - Mrs Craigie  photograph of the lady by Van der Weyde of Regent Street - info Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie, using the pen name of Hobbes, was an Anglo-American novelist and dramatist
Billiards -:
 Caricature of John Roberts Junior from Vanity Fair  
 Caricature of J. Roberts Sen by Cee Tee  
 J. Kentfield  from an old print showing him next to a billiard table
 John Roberts Jun.
 Le Mi-Careme  full page sketch
 International Football Match - England v. Scotland  two sketches of the match engraved by C. Hentschel
 Mr Arthur J. Gould - Welsh Rugby Football  photograph by Taylor of Newport, Monmouthshire  
 Mr S. H. Hyde - ... Greyhound Owner, and Founder of Kempton Park  - photograph by Dickinson and Foster of new Bond Street
 Kempton Park  from a small engraving
 The Last Fancy Dress Ball at Covent Garden  full page sketched by Lascelles
Juniors Page -  Listening to the "Bugaboo" Story  engraving showing two little girls drawn by Malcolm Fraser
 The Drawing Room - The Uninvited  sketches by Edward Goodwin
 The Howard de Walden Divorce Case  full page of sketches by Mr Melton Prior -: Judge Sir Francis Jeune - Lady Howard de Walden (nee Blanche Holden) - James Crocombe - Elizabeth "Lizzie" Crook - Lord Howard de Walden - Mrs Powles the Mother of Lady Howard de Walden - Plus a caption article (approx approx 120 words) describing the proceedings
 Miss E, Baddeley  
 Miss Causton  
 Miss Helena Piercy  
Fashions - Fashion Sketches by "Albert" and "Pirola" -:
 Day Dress  
 Evening Cape  
 A "Liberty" Tea Gown - From Libertys in Regent Street  
 Evening Gown  
 Four Costumes in "The Amazons" at the Court Theatre - Miss Hanbury - Miss Terriss  

This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

The Easton Village Industries - A Chat with Lady Brooke - info Daisy Greville - referring to Easton in Essex

Sandgate in Kent - Landslides

The Yachting Season

Queen Victoria's Drawing Rooms - The Mansion House Party

Literary Lounger - with mention of Professor Minto - Mr S. S. McClure of New York - Phil Robinson - Mr Lysaght

The Concert Room

The Play an Its Story - The Amazons at the Court Theatre

The Brixton Librarian Mr Henry Tate

Parliament - with mention of Mr Balfour - Mr Gilbert - Mr Lowther - Campbell Bannerman - Sir Ughtred Kay Shuttleworth - Sir Charles Dilke - Mr Redmond and Colonel Saunderson - etc

Mr Gladstone - Sir William Harcourt - Mr Mellor - Lord George Hamilton - Admiral Field - Home Rule Bill - Mr Gibson Bowles

Art Pages SleekburnC.

Agency for Artists' Models - with mention of Mrs Hawkins of 22 South Molton Street, Bond Street

Notes From the (Stock) Exchange - with mention of Hambro - Northern Pacific Preference - Louisvilles and Denver Pref. - Woodhouse and Rawson Utd Ltd

An Interview with Mr Charles Lauri

Novel in a Nutshell - Cantella - A Story of Neapolitan Life by Onorato Fava

Interview with William Allan MP for Gateshead the Engineer and Poet - the article also features one of his poems

Interview with Arthur Wing Pinero

The Play "Alexandra" at the Royalty Theatre

The New Atlantic Service - Interview with Mr James Parton the London Manager of The Inman Shipping Line "henceforth to be called the American" Line

Interview with Miss Janet Achurch

John Leech's House

' The Book and Its Story - Review of Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson CMZS

A Study in Temptations by John Olvier Hobbes

Interview with Mr John Roberts Junior the Billiards Champion - by T.H.L.

England v. Scotland Football Match (rugby)

Sport Pages

On Which the Sun Never Sets - Small items of news from Canada - Australia - etc

Juniors Page

Small Talk

Ladies Page - with mention of the dress worn by Miss Olga Morell Mackenzie at her marriage to Mr Benjamin Hannen 

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 350 x 250 mm (13.5 x 9.75 inches).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The images vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.

This item will be packaged in a tube.  

Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there is 1 page missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. 

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