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 24 pages ( 48 sides)
Slave Raiding in West Africa - A Market at Wydah - info. now Ouidah in Benin
Slave Trading in West Africa - Slaves for Sale at Ikoradu in Lagos
The Late Madame Patey info. Janet Monach Patey, English concert and oratorio contralto.
Mister Charles Salaman the composer
Miss Pattie Browne as Mrs Lappet in Dick Sheridan at The Comedy Theatre full page photograph by Alfred Ellis of upper Baker Street NW
The Great Auk engraving
Auk Egg Sold for 300 Guineas engraving showing the egg originally belonging to the ornithologist Yarrell sold to Sir Vauncey Crewe
Last weeks Paris Full page from sketches signed Villedebois or Ville de bois - Ive not a clue who the artist is
Sculptor Mr Percy Wood in His Studio - The Crawford Memorial - Bust of The Late Professor Tyndall by Mr Wood
Mr and Mrs Gladstone Visiting Miel Mr Percy Wood in his Studio to Inspect the Bust of the Late Sir Andrew Clark from a drawing by Melton Prior
Small caricature "more or less grotesque, of the feeling that existed in England when Napoleon was sweeping Europe"
From Mr Salaman Original MS. of His New Song - MS manuscript
Miss May Harvey As Polly Eccles in Caste at the Garrick
A Sketch at Covent Garden Fancy Dress Ball by Ralph Cleaver
Miss Minnie Terry as The Sylph Coquette in Cinderella at The Lyceum Theatre Full page photograph by Walery of Regent Street W. London
Mr T. E. Ellis MP from a sketch by what looks like Wilf Morgan
An Ostrich Farm, A Sitter near Graaf Reinet
Five illustrations for Novel in a Nutshell
Mr Stanley J. Weyman author of A Gentleman of France
A Day With The Henman Harriers by Angus McNeill full page showing seven sketches
Miss Winifred Emery as Miss Elizabeth Linley at the Comedy Theatre Full page photograph by Alfred Ellis of Upper Baker Street NW London
Dick Sheridan at The Comedy Theatre: Miss Pattie Brown - Miss Elizabeth Emery - Miss Emery - Mr H. B. Irving four scenes on a full page
Miss Ettie Williams as Annchen in The Piper of Hemelin at The Comedy theatre rieve
Miss Ettie Williams photograph by Lafayette of Dublin
The Connoisseur by A. g. Tagliaferro full page from a photogravure by Paulussen of Vienna
Two Warriors Carrying a Young lady in a Palanquin by Kunisada Exhibited at the Goupil Gallery
Un Deuil by H. Jamet at the Paris Salon
The Fugitive by Professor T. Portaels at the Grafton Gallery
A Bacchante by T. B. Kennington
At The Opera by C. Hermans at the Grafton
.."A Portrait" by Miss Helen Donald Smith at The Grafton Gallery
When The "Kye" Come Hame by H. W. B. Davis RA
The Lock at Shiplake by Max Ludby
Henley by Max Ludby view of the river and bridge
The Light Side of Nature - The Tragedian and Voice from the Gods Full page comedy sketch by Fred Hall
A New Sort of Deer full page comical sketch by Frank Hassall
Simon The Cellarer by Cecil Alden Full page comical sketch showing a monk testing a bottle of brandy in the wine cellar
Full page Comedy Sketch by Phil May
Breezy March by Dudley Hardy Full Page sketch showing a fashionable young lady
The Viscacha animal - The Binturong - The Hyrax
Mr Edwin J. Brett engraving from a photograph by F. t. Palmer, Kingston
The Armoury of Mr Edwin J. Brett Portuguese Bowl Hilted Rapier, End of The Reign of Elizabeth Sword - Armet of Blued Steel, worn by The Duke of Savoy, 1500 - Chanfrein Fashioned as a Marine Monsters Head - Helmet, Reign of Henry VIII - German Cap a Pie Suit of Fluted Maximilian Armour
The Electric Light Works of The Livet Company at Halifax - Front View of The Furnace - MR Glaskins Explains sketch by M. Price
Mlle. Naya French music hall singer sketch by M. Price
Mr Arthur Cook cross country runner
Liebig Companys Extract of Beef advert
Fashionable Bonnets: Yorke Bonnet and Scarf - A Novel Hat - A Pretty Bonnet
Mr Tom White of Epsom horse racing Keenlyside.
Challenge Cups For Hunters Presented by Sir Walter Gilbey
Panorama of the Week includes ref. Mr Gladstone - - The Gambia Colony etc
Notes From the Concert Room - The Late Madame Patey - born Jane Monach Whytock
Our Oldest Living Composer - Mr Charles Salaman - interview
How Mr Gladstone Became Sir Andrew Clark's Patient
Mr T. E. Ellis MP with mention of Mr Brunner Mp South Wales Daily News and Goleuad - Cymru Fydd - info. Thomas Edward Ellis
A Novel in a Nutshell - Carmelita's Lovers by Avery Macalpine - short story with illustrations by A. J. Finbury ?
An Ostrich Farm
The Book and Its Story - The Sieur de Marsac - Book review column of " A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman by MP
And They Still Com (To the Minor Poets) - Verse by W. A. M.
Hors D'Oeuvres by Marmiton
Badminton Echoes by Bugle
An interview with Miss Ettie Williams
From the Dustbin to the Electric Light - A Chat With Mr Glaskin of the Livet Company of Halifax
The Progress of the Prudential Assurance Company
Souvenir du Bal by FWF - poem
The World of Sport by Olympian - Football - Cricket - Athletics - Golf - Aquatics
Parliament by a Rash Radical - By a Cautious Conservative
Racing Notes by Captain Coe Keenlyside.
Notes From the Exchange - All is Not Gold That Glitters - S. Simon Esq. of Lamb, Shearer and Co. Capel Court
Our Ladies pages by Florence - info Florence Fenwick Miller
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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 is one 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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