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 23 pages ( 46 sides)
In And Around the Battle of Flowers at Cannes Sketched On The Spot by Mars full page - info. Mars aka Maurice Charles Mathieu Bonvoisin
Mister Charles Godfrey as Nelson
At The Oxford Music Hall - Tableau of the Death of Nelson on Board the Victory
Mr Thomas Wright - Journalist and Editor of the Morning Advertiser
Mr Edward Grimwood Secretary to The Committee at The Morning Advertiser
The Tempest at Oxford showing T. A. Vans Best of Magdalen College as Alonso - A. Bonnin of Trinity College as Caliban - Miss Una Bruckshaw as Ariel - A. Ellis of Trinity College as Trinculo full page
Miss Eva Moore - Miss Moore in Little Christopher Columbus - As Kitt in The Broken Sixpence
Miss Eva Moore as Pepita and Disguised as Christopher in Little Christopher Columbus ... full age photograph by Alfred Ellis of Upper Baker Street NW
Last Weeks Paris Full page sketch signed Villedebois or Ville de Bois
Christening of The Empress Frederick, 1841 from an old engraving
The Empress Frederick
Mr George W. Childs of Philadelphia - info. George William Childs born in Baltimore and was co owner of The Public Ledger a daily newspaper
The Shakspere Fountain Presented by Mr Childs to Stratford on Avon
Miss Maggie Savile Clarke dies at 23 - dancer and performer
Dr Dougal - info.horse racing Sleekburnc.
Mr Augustine Birrell QC MP
The Babes in the Wood, At The Avenue Theatre Sunderland starring Miss Amy Knott - Miss M. Crossland - Miss Violet Leslie - Miss Bessie Wentworth - Miss Pattie Bel - Ladies of The Ballet
Three Illustrations for a short story drawn by B. Le Fanu - info. could be Brinsley Le Fanu
The Royal Military College at Bangkok
Beautiful Postage Stamps - State of North Borneo 1 Cent - N Borneo 8 Cents - N. Borneo 2 Cents - N. Borneo 5 Cents - N. Borneo 24 Cents - N. Borneo 6 Vents - N. Borneo 12 Cents - 18 Cents
Eleven beautiful and some comical designs of Old Valentine Cards
An Interview With Miss Kate Rorke - Miss Rorke in All For Her - As Pamela in Joseph's Sweetheart - Miss Rorke as Mrs Renshaw
Miss Kate Rorke full page photograph by H. S. Mendelssohn of Pembridge Crescent W. London
Art of The Day
Xarifa by Leonard Wyburd - A Portrait by William Crooke - Blonde by E. De Blaas - Meditation by H. MERLE
Loch Morar, Inverness by Douglas Adams - Glen Carr at Kerry by Douglas Adams - AMong the Twelve Pins, Connemara by Douglas Adams
Kersey in Suffolk by Blandford Fletcher Keenlyside.
La Mort et le Bucheron by L. A. Lhermitte
Puerta Del Sol, Toledo - Church Door, Noya - Gate of Santa Maria, Burgos - La Giralda, Seville All by A. Wallace Rimington - full page
The Light Side of Nature - Sir Peter Young and Lord Oldcastle a full page sketch by RAB - aka R. A. Brownlie
Orpheus A man playing a clarinet type instrument watched by a rabbit. Full page sketch by LLB or LLR
Types of Sportsmen full page comedy sketch by Fred Hall - a man with a gun
The Irony of Circumstance full page comical sketch by Phil May - old men with sandwich boards advertising A Life of Pleasure at Princess Theatre
The Gentleman Bonnet Maker Full page sketch of a man trying on hats
Sir Edward Hertslet, Librarian and Keeper of the State Papers at THe Foreign Office
A Wedding Gift of the tenantry on the Glenquoich and Invergarry estates on the marriage of the Honourable Miss Nellie Bass to Mr James Evan Bruce Baillie of Dochfoure, A Stag made of solid silver
The Association of Diamond Merchants, Jewellers and Silversmiths, Trafalgar Square advert showing many designs of jewellery
Bovril Advert half page showing a lady with a cup of Bovril
The International Football Match: Ireland Team - W. S. Browne - B. Tuke - W. Gardiner - S. Lee - H. Wells - L. H. Gwynne - W. Sparrow - T. Crean - J. H. OConnor - James Lyttle - C. Rooke - E. J. Forrest (capt) - G. Walmsley - John Lyttle - J. Lindsay SleekburnC.
The International Football Match: England Team - W. Cail - F. Soane - R. Wood - J. F. Byrne - E. W. Taylor - W. E. Tucker - H. Bradshaw - T. Broadley - A. Allport - H. Speed - C. A. ooper - R. E. Lockwood - J. Toothill - F. Firth - J. Hall - S. Murfitt
The Gowns in Dick Sheridan at the Comedy - Worn by Miss Emery - M. Miel - Miss Ashwell and Miss Vane
Miss Bessie Evans a welsh singer
Panorama of the Week inlcudes ref. to Mr Gladstone
Notes From the Theatres by Monocle
Journals and Journalists of Today - Mr Thomas Wright and The Morning Advertiser
Chat With Miss Eva Moore
Racing Notes by Captain Coe
Last Weeks Paris by Mimosa
The Book and its Story - More Birrellisms - "Essays About Men Women and Books" by Augustine Birrell - a review by A. B. Walkley
Literary Lounger by O. O. - aka Robertson Nicoll
A Novel in a Nutshell - The Hit of the Piece by Ina Leon Cassilis - short story
Who is Baby - what is She? - poem by J.M. Bulloch
An Army College but No Army in Siam - The Royal Military College at Bangkok - by P. C. S.
Old Valentine Cards
Interview with Miss Kate Rorke
The Gentleman Bonnet Maker
Retirement of Sir Edward Hertslet KCB
The World of Sport by Olympian - Football - Cricket - Cross Country - Aquatics
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 3 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.