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 27 pages ( 54 sides)
Boat Race, The Cambridge Crew: A. H. Finch, Third Trinity - N. W. Paine. Third Trinity - Sir C. Ross, Third Trinity - H. M. Bland, Third Trinity - L. A. E. Ollivant, First Trinity - C. T. Gogg Elliot, Trinity Hall - R. O. Kerrison, Third Trinity - T. G. Lewis, Third Trinity Complete with an article entitled The Making of the Blue
Boat Race, Oxford Crew: L. Portman, University - W. E.. Crum, New College - E. G. Tew, Magdalen - W. B. Stewart, Brasenose - T. H. E. Stretch, New College - J. A. Morrison, New College - M. C. Pilkington, Magdalen - H. B. cotton, Magdalen - C. M. Pitman, New College
Miss Marion Terry in Kit Marlowe
Miss Terry and Mr George Alexander in Liberty hall
Philip Chaloner, Jockey horse racing
Bassanos Types of English Beauty Full page photographic study
Menu Card of The Omar Khayyam Club Dinner drawn by J. J. Shannon
Last Weeks Paris at The Battle of Flowers Mentone and the carriage of Mdlle. Liane de Pongy. Full page by Villdebois ?
The Field Fisher Quartette
Master George Ernest Grant Govan Playing golf aged five years
Miss Clara Cummings as Arline in The Bohemian Girl. photograph by Karoly of Birmingham
Miss Clara Cummings aged fifteen
Miss Clara Millard
A Newsman of Old from an old print
Captain Lugards Introduction to Mwanga. Also an article entitled - Captian Lugards contribution to Literature
Lake Nyassa by Moonlight ( Livingstonia Bay )
Journals and Journalists of Today Mr Albert Groser
Mister John F. Sheridan Sleekburnc.
Mister Sheridan as Gaspard in Les Cloches De Corneville - Mr Sheridan as Mrs Block in Little Christopher Columbus - And As a Lurcher in Dorothy
The Costume of a Japanese Tea Maker and Her Attendant
The Work of The Camera by H. Snowden Ward - Glacier DArgentiere Haute Savoi, France. Phtogram by Mr J. T. Sandell on Sandell Multiple Coated plate
Lago Della Manzina, Photogram by Sella of Biella Italy Sleekburnc.
The Valsorey Falls, Near The Great St Bernard - A Photogram by Sella of Biella Full page
Le Comte Villiers De LIsle Adam
Karangour Glacier in The Caucasus, Photogram by Sella, Biella
Bison in a Blizzard by F. A. Verner from an old print
Art of The Day Chacun Veut en Sagesse Eriger Sa Folie by Jef. Leempoels - Chacun Veut En Sagesse Eriger Sa Folie, Exhibited at The Grafton Gallery - the Leaders of The Skippers Guild, Allart Van Loninga
Ian by Mouat Loudan at the Grafton Miel Gallery - Afternoot Tea by J. E. Blanche at the Grafton Gallery
Le Reveil Des Dindons: Paysage Nivernais by P. L. Martin Des Amoignes at the Paris Salon Full page. Country Scene
A Japanese Playbill
Miss Florence Levy - Miss Levy as The Maid in The Girl I Left Behind
The New Prime Minister: Lord Rosebery - Ex Foreign Secretary Small Caricature by Grip - info. John Wilson Bengough possibly
Frys Pure Concentrated Cocoa Wonderful full page engraving of a lady - Advert
Mr W. P. Dando The Stage Manager of The Palace Theatre
Mr Robert Louis Jefferson Who is cycling to Constantinople
QMS Murray, 2nd Battalion Scots Guards An army footballer who has reached the semi finals of the Army Cup
Ellimans Advert. Two prints of Young Ducks and Chickens. A tonic for Cramp in young chickens and ducks. Full page
Brookes Soap - Monkey Brand Full page advert. A full dressed monkey sitting on a gentlemans knee
Miss Cora Poole as Miss Jevons Bailey in The Best Man
Geraudels Pastilles Full page advert
Fashions three dress designs
Eton Suits by Peter Robinson Advert
Mrs Frank Rendles Dress Fancy Dress First Prize
United Kingdom Tea Company - Full page advert
The Making of the Blue By Max Pemberton - Oxford and Cambridge boat race
Chat with Miss Marion Terry
The Omar Khayyam Club
At Random by L. F. Austin
Miss Clara Cummings
A Visit to Miss Clara Millard
A Chat with Mr John F. Sheridan
Mr Albert Groser and The Western Morning News
The Work of the Camera by H. SNowden Ward
A Japanese Theatre by Clement Scott
Hors D'Oeuvres by Marmiton Sleekburnc.
The Book and its Story
Miss Florence Levey
The Foreign Offie - Lord Roseberys Late Task
A Chat with Mr W. P. Dando
The World of Sport by Olympian - Football - Cricket etc
Racing Notes by Captain Coe
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 are 2 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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