VICTORIAN SOCIETY MAGAZINE The Sketch DECIMA EVA MOORE Bjornstjerne Bjornson GLADSTONE CARICATURE
Original Victorian Society Magazine
Miss Dorothy Vane - full page (fp) frontispiece photo of the actress by Alfred Ellis, Upper Baker St, NW.
Mr J. M. Blackham Captain of the Australian Cricket Team.
Mr C. W. Alcock - Famous Cricketer.
The Political Coryphee - Portrait of the "G.O.M." Now Performing Nightly at the Royal Empire Theatre Westminster - This Picture Was Painted From Sketches Taken From Life By Randy Pandy RH - fp sketch of the "Grand Old Man" Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone dancing in a ladies ballerina or ballet outfit! Drawn by Proctor and engraved by C. Hentschell. c.keenlyside.
Decima Moore - fp photograph by Alfred Ellis.
Decima Moor in "Dorothy" - x3.
Decima Moor in "The Wedding EVE".
Miss Eva Moore in "Man and Woman".
Last Weeks Paris - Sketches by Villedebois - Villedubois or Villedibois - Fp.
The Fraser Canon Above Yale - Canyon (small picture) photo by Mr M'Munn.
Supplement - The Royal Academy - Prints from engravings, some tinted:
Sir Frederick Leighton PRA - Fp photo by Walery of Regent St. London W.
Rizpah By Sir Frederick Leighton in The Royal Academy - Fp.
Hit! By Sir Frederick Leighton in The Royal Academy - Fp.
A Big Drink By J. T. Nettleship - fp tiger.
Newby Bridge Windermere by Alfred East - a fp print from engraving.
Lucrece by Reginald Arthur - Fp tinted.
The Golden Valley by Alfred East - Fp tinted.
A Chat with the President of the Royal Academy - x5images and article by THL:
The Staircase and Hall.
Study for Hit by Sir Frederick Leighton.
Sir Frederick Leightons Study for Rizpah.
A Study by Sir Frederick Leighton.
Bay Window in Sir Fredericks Studio.
The Worlds Fair at Chicago - 3 drawings by Herbert Carter.
The Administration Building.
The Machinery Hall.
The Art Palace.
Sir Henry Trueman Wood - (photo by Walery).
The Victoria Building - Offices of the British Section miel of the Chicago Exhibition.
Three illustrations by A. Corbould for a short story.
A Chat with Mr Walter Besant x5photos:
Mr Walter Besant in His Study.
Mr Besants Library.
Mr Besants House at Frognal - - Frognal End 18 Frognal Gardens.
Mr Besants Drawing Room.
A Few Articles from the Family Museum.
The Light loght Side of Nature - Painting - Fp sketch of a gaiety type girl by Dudley Hardy.
A Slight Fizzle - a wonderful fp comical cartoon sketch by Rene Bull.
Ma Fille - fp comical sketch by Phil May.
On Eavesdropping - fp comical sketch by G.J.
We're an Obliging Lot at Our Studio - fp comical sketch.
Sunday Afternoon in Holland: Courtship - fp by Dudley Hardy - a courting Dutch couple.
Bjornstjerne Bjornson - photo by Erik Werenskjold. Info. Norwegian writer and later Nobel Prize winner.
Madame Sarah Grant A Writer - info. born Frances Bellenden Clarke in Ireland.
The Pall Mall Magazine - hp advert.
Carters Liver Pills - advert.
Liptons Teas - half page advert.
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes - A Facsimile of Tin Containing Twenty Four Cigarettes - advert.
Ox Wagons in Boerland - South Africa.
Johannis The King of Natural Table Waters - fp advert for the Johnannis Co. Ltd of the Zollhaus (custom house) Germany – shows a View of the Bottling Depot – info. near VG Hahnstaten in the Rhein-Lahn-Kreis district, I believe. Info: Das eisenhaltige Wasser des Johannisbrunnens wurde 1882 gefasst und unter der Marke überwiegend nach Übersee verkauft.
Nubian Preparations for Boots and Shoes - small advert.
Hewetsons of Tottenham Court Road, London - small furniture advert with prices..
Sozodont for the Teeth - small adv.
Fashions: A Smart Gown and Hat; The "Oval" Boating Costume - x2 engravings of fashions of the day.
The Fashionable Minuet - a dance scene from a drawing by Fowler.
Roseleaf and the Prince - for a short story fairies on The Juniors page.
With The Australian Cricketers.
Notes From the Theatres by E. F. S. - reviews etc. with mention of The Lyons Mail, Mr Irving - Adrienne Lecouvreur and Miss Janet Achurch - Jealouse in Honour and Gilbert Hare - etc .
Our Own Country.
The World of Sport - A Chat with C. W. Alcock.
Parliament by a Cautious Conservative.
parliament by a Rash Radical.
Miss Decima Moore. A Chat with a Savoyarde.
Miss Eva Moore.
Small Talk - with mention of The Eighty Club at the Royal Institute of Painters - Spring Recitals by Florence Bourne etc - Mister Edwin Booth - Recital by Miss Alma Murray at Queen's Gate Hall and others - Lord Ebury - Home Rule Bill - etc.
Racing Notes By Captain Coe.
Last Weeks Paris by Mimosa.
Travelling at a Dizzy Height: Fraser Canyon, Cascade Range, Canada (approx 250wds).
ON Which The Sun Never Sets (The great Empire) - India, Australia, Canada etc.
The Royal Academy.
A Chat with The President of the Royal Academy Sir Frederick Leighton.
A Chapter From the Book of Kings - Czar, German Emperor, King Oscar etc.
Hors D'Oeuvres by MArmiton. sleekburnc.
The World's Fair at Chicago.
A Novel In a Nutshell by Archie Armstrong - The Fall of the Favourite, A Story of the Two Thousand Guineas.
Concerning Cliveden or Cliefden.
A chat with Mr Walter Besant.
Norways Home Rule Struggle: Bjornstjerne Bjornson by E. B. T..
The Literary Lounger.
The Book and Its Story - "The Heavenly Twins" by Madame Sarah Grant - a review column by LFA. - L. F. Austin.
Letters from Colonial Cousins - An English Medicine Woman in Boerland II by ACEB.
Badminton Echoes by Bugle.
Notes From the Exchange - All is not Gold that Glitters - letter from S. Simon Esq of Lamb Shearer and Co of Capel Court.
Our Ladies Pages by Florence. Info. Florence Fenwick Miller was a Victorian feminist, journalist and educator.
The Juniors page. sleekburnc. 0305
The Sketch was a British illustrated weekly newspaper with a high photographic content, published between February 1893 and June 1959, by the Illustrated London News Company. It was primarily a Victorian society magazine with regular features on royalty and the aristocracy, theatre, sports and arts.
Twenty-five pages (50 sides). It measures 360 x 250 mm (14.25 x 9.75 "). The orig. advertising wrap/cover is missing. The front page (frontispiece) is intact. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound (see scan). There is some age yellowing/spotting. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The engravings vary in size. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.
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