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The Sketch. An original weekly issue of the Victorian / Edwardian Illustrated Arts Magazine - A wonderful insight into theatre, stage, royalty, society, sport, fashion and many other activities of the day "a journal of art and actuality".
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 28 pages ( 56 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:

Photographic Portrait by Ernst Lambert  full front page of a young lady
 Miss Olga Brandon in "The Wife of Dives" ..
 Mr Charles Sugden  
 Dr. Verrall of Cambridge University  
 Bust of Euripides in the British Museum  
 Mister Stanley Leathes - Stage Manager  
 Euripides From the Statue in the Vatican  full page
 Herr Emil Sauer  photograoph by Goszleth of Budapest
 At A paris Soiree  full page comical sketch by MArs Sleekburnc.
 View of the Old and New Haymarket Theatres  small engraving
 Miss Norah Girton  full page photograph by A. Bassano of Old Bond Street London
 ..."Nurseryland" and Some of Its Inhabitants  a photogrpah of children dressed in nursery rhyme outfits - a childrens operetta written by Miss Ella Simpson and composed by Mr McConnell Wood and performed at Newcastle - Photograph by R. Ruddock of Newcastle on Tyne
 Boran - General of the Swazi Army  
 The Umtillan River Swaziland  
 NAtive Swazi Boy  
Art pages
 Adeline - from a Painting by G. Sheridan Knowles  full page with words by Tennyson
 In the Delhi Fort - by Reginald Barratt  
 A Landscape by E. H. Ehlers  
 Idwals Gloom by F. A. W. T. Armstrong  
 Some of the Pictures in the Exhibition in the Bristol Academy  
 Near Ilfracombe by E. Gouldsmith  
 Carnarvon Castle by C. Brooke Branwhite  
Some Studies in Black and White Exhibited at Mr Mendozas Gallery in King Street Longon
 Claire by Lilly Hughes  
 Philomene by Amy Drucker  
 Pets by Mary H. Earnshaw  Sleekburnc.
 A World of Thought in Those Sweet Eyes by S. Joanna Shales  
 The Light Side of Nature  full page comical sketch by Phil May
Full page comical sketch by RAB
Full page comical sketch by WW
Three scenes from "The Singers From the Sea" - Madame IDa Everard - M. Miel - Mrs Herbert Brabant - Miss Florence Ogilvy
 Mr F. Frankfort Moore  - british dramatist, novelist, poet and journalist
 On Montmartre  from a drawing by C. D. Gibson - info. Charles Dana Gibson US born creator of " The Gibson Girl "
 Wakelees Camelline for the Complexion  advert
Hieratica writing paper advert, Scotts Emulsion advert
 Bovril Prime Ox Beef  advert
 Mr Robert IAnson - Sandown Park Racing Official  
 Miss Elliott Page  New York born actress - info.daughter of Colonel John Augustus Page
 Mr John Edwin Dixon of the Lea harriers and London Athletic Club  cross country runner
Ellimans Royal Embrocation  full page advert showing various equestrian and sporting engravings including Rugby
Some Beautiful Furs
The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Companys Christmas Novelties
Some Furniture at Messrs Hamptons
Adverts including :- Lanoline - Knitted Pantaloons from The Knitted Corset Company - Madame Farey Alix hat - Parisian Diamond Company - Peter Robinsons Fashionable Mourning - Seegers Hair Dyes - Halfords Indian Cures and more
Mechanical Toys
Raphaels Madonnas - Madonna Del Cardellino, Madonna Del Gran Duca
Facsimile of the first page ofir Walter Scotts review of his own Tales of My Landlord
ASdverts for A and C Black Books, Mr T Fisher Unwins Books, Mr Murrays New Books, Chapman and Halls New Books
 Professor David Masson  
 Professor Blackie in His Study  
 Dr Walter C. Smith  
 Sir Archibald Geikie  
 Mr Benjamin Kidd  
 Mr G. S. Street  
 Mr James Payn  
Three engravings from "Pride And Prejudice" by Jane Austin
 Rosa Mullholland  
 Professor Edward Dowden  
 Mr Standish OGrady  
 Dr. Douglas Hyde  Sleekburnc.
In Bookland -  Ivy Lane by C. G. Harper  engraving - info. showing a street scene near Paternoster Row in London which used to be renowned for its literary and publishing connections ( Two Brown spots to the accompanying article - one in the border one in the text, which is still legible)
Napoleon s Loves
 Desiree - Queen of Sweden  
 Mademoiselle Georges  
 La Comtesse Bertrand  
 Madame De Ranchoup  
 Miss Ferrier  novelist
 Bust of Miss Ferrier  
 The Pines at Putney Hill - The Residence of Mr Swinburne  engraving from a drawing by Herbert Railton - info. poet Algernon Charles Swinburne
 The Fables of Aesop  engraving from the work of Richard Heighway (The Bald Man and the fly)
 The Black Horse From "More Celtic Fairy Tales" .. engraving from the work of J. D. Batten
 Facsimile of Original Manuscript of " Childe Harold " by Byron  two copies
Illustrations from "The Golden Fairy Book by H. R. Millar - two engravings
An illustration from The British Fleet

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:
Panorama of the Week - with ref to the Death of Princess Bismarck at Varzin - Sir Hussey Vivan Died at Singleton Abbey Swansea - and more
The Master of the Matterhorn - Mr Edward Whymper and His Work
Small Talk - with ref. to Robert Barr and others
Swazi Impressions of England
An Old Irish Custom
Mr Frankfort Moore at Home - an interview by Keble Howard
Good News for Stout Persons - advert for Mr F. Cecil Russell s treatment
Motley Notes by Keble Howard
Racing Notes by Captain Coe
Miss Elliott Page - American actress
The World of Sport - Football - Athetics
Our Ladies Pages "Shopping With Santa Claus" column by Florence - info. Florencre Fenwick Miller
Notes from The Exchange
Company and Other Issues of the Week - Answers to Correspondents
The Sketch Literary Supplement including Book Reviews
Raphael s Madonnas by Grant Allen
Scott - His Own Reviewer - referring to Sir Walter Scott
Literary Edinburgh of Today - Literary Dublin of Today
Mr James payns Reminiscences "Gleams of Memory"
Mr S. R. Crockett s Latest - "The Lilac Sunbonnett "
More Blood - "The Sea Wolves" by Max Pemberton sleekburnC
Two Story Books "Banshee Castle by Rosa Mulholland - "The Disagreeable Duke" by Ellinor Davenport Adams
In Bookland - with mention of Paternoster Row - St Pauls Churchyard - Albermarle Street - etc
Miss Ferriers Novels by George Saintsbury - info. Susan Edmonstone Ferrier 1782-1854
Mr Swinburnes New Essays by Professor Dowden - info. A. C. Swinburne
In Fairyland by Edward Clodd
Byron at Waterloo by J. Dykes Campbell
The Golden Fairy Book
The British Fleet By Commander Charles N. Robinson RN

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 are No 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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