1894 THE SKETCH Magazine FOOTBALL ENGLAND v. IRELAND Eva Moore Actress DUDLEY HARDY Phil May FRED HALL Artists (5500)

Original Victorian Society Magazine. Antique.
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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 23 pages ( 46 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:

Our Valentine  drawn by Dudley Hardy - typical Dudley Hardy lady on a full front page
 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

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 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

Small Talk

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

Postage Stamps 

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

Parliament. SleekburnC

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 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. 

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Weight 0.251kg