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 22 pages ( 44 sides)
The Serious Side of Nature: The Domestic Labour Movement - Kitchen Debating Society, Charles in the Chair full page sketch by Melton Prior
The Author of A Yellow Astor - Mrs Mannignton Caffyn ( Iota ) - info. Kathleen Mannington Caffyn
The Anarchist - " vive L'Anarchi ".. full page sketch By Phil May
..." Bury Victor Chief " Five Years Old, The Winner of the Hundred Guinea Challenge Cup at The Shire Horse Show at Islington from a drawing by Cecil Aldin
Miss Esme Beringer
Mister A. H. Ripley The Racing Jockey
Last Weeks Paris full page sketch by Villedebois - The article looks at news from Paris and this one miel includes Monte Carlo and The Anarchists
Mr R. T. Coryndon from South Africa - Matabele Soldier with Tuft of Jays Feathers and Long Cranes Feather small engr. - Captured Matabele Boy small engr.
Sir Edward clarke QC MP small caricature signed by " Grip " - info. possibly John Wilson Bengough born Whitby - Grip was a Canadian weekly humour magazine founded by Bengough of which he also illustrated
Mid Lent in Paris Full page Sketch by MARS
The Seamstress full page from a drawing by Robert Sauber Keenlyside.
Mister William Archer author
Three illustrations drawn by James Greig for A Novel in a
Mister A. R. Ropes " Adrian Ross " ... - info. lyricist Arthur Reed Ropes better known under the pseudonym Adrian Ross, was a prolific writer of lyrics, contributing songs to many British Musicals
Dr Frank Osmond Carr - info. Frank Osmond Carr was an English composer who wrote the music for several Victorian burlesques and then later turning to the new genere of Edwardian musical comedy, and comic operas
Miss Violet Vanbrugh in As You Like It photogrpah by W. and D. Downey, Ebury Street SW
Miss Irene and Miss Violet Vanbrugh Full page photograph by Walery of Regent Street W. London
Miss Angela Vanbrugh - Miss Violet Vanbrugh - Miss Irene Vanbrugh in The Tempter - Miss Irene Vanbrugh four photographs on a full page
Mr Tree as Philip Woodville in the Charlatan full page photograph by Hills and Saunders of Sloane Street SW
Mrs Tree as Isabel Arlington in The Charlatan full page as above - info. nee Helen Maud Holt
Art of the Day pages:
Shyok River and the Entrance to The Nubra Valley Western Tibet: The Caravan en Route for The Vanguard pass, The Earl of Dunmore FRGS a painting at The Fine Art Societys Gallery
July by A. Aublet a painting exhibited at the Grafton Gallery
the Missing Boats by Frank Massey at Galer of RSBA
Cattle in a Storm by Alfred Verwee at the Grafton Gallery
Streatley by Max Ludby
Elizabeth Farnese by Jean Ranc
Portrait of a Boy by Sir Thomas Lawrence
Portrait of a Lady in A Yellow Dress by sir Peter Lely not col.
Portrait of Mrs Clive by Allan Ramsay RA
On The Track of the Exile by Robert Morley wolves in a snowy landscape
Perversity - by Herman Richir - at the Grafton Gallery
A Portrait - Painted by Florence Marks
The Light Side of Nature: Otherwise Know as Uncles full page sketch drawn by Ernest Goodwins
Full page sketch by E. F. Skinner
A Gallant Capture full page cartoon drawn by Rene Bull - info. René Bull was a Dublin born illustrator and photographer
Full page comical sketch by Phil May
At The Fancy Dress Ball full page drawn by Stewart
Scenes At An Irish Fair from Photographs by J. H. C. Chute of Ballinasloe full page showing eight photographs; village, farm etc.
A. F. Hill of Cardiff Football Club footballer
Mr J. Thackray Bunce JP of The Birmingham Daily Post Sleekburnc.
Miss Elsie Irving as Germaine Miel in Les Cloches De Corneville
The Fisher Farkoa Duettists a drawing of the duo - info. Maurice Farkoa also Fysher
Batterseas Varsity, a new Polytechnic: The Reading Room - The Electrical Laboratory
Our Ladies Page by Florence Fenwick Miller: Fashion, A Pretty Tea Jacket an An Original Dinner Gown - Smart Walking Costume
Invalids Reclining Chair - Wicker Bathe Chair - Adjustable Cane Lounge - The "Canoe" Perambulator (pram) small engravings
A Talk with the Author of " Yellow Aster " - Mrs Mannington Caffyn - by A. G.
Miss Esme Beringer - by L. H. A.
Explanatory - Poem by MS
Racing Notes by Captain Coe
Through The Matabele War - a Chat With Mr R. T. Coryndon
The Book and its Story - The Theatrical World by William Archer
A Novel in a Nutshell Lost Kisses, A Fragment - Short Story By Nora Vynne
Two Gaiety Glee Men - Mr A. R. Ropes ( Adrian Ross ) - Dr Osmond Carr - reive
A Chat with The Misses Vanbrugh - by L. E.
Hypnotism in Criminal Investigation - by TH - an interview with Dr (Charles) Lloyd Tuckey
A Last Adieu - Play style short story by STS
The Fisher Farkoa Duettists Sleekburnc.
The World of Sport by Olympian - Football - Cricket - Cross Country
Journals and Journalists of Today - Mr J. Thackray Bunce of the Birmingham Daily Post
Playwright and Poet - Miss E. Nesbit - Edith Nesbit or Bland
Our Ladies pages by Florence - info Florence Fenwick MillerSleekburnC
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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 are 4 pages 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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