1894 THE SKETCH Magazine KATE CUTLER Billie Barlow SARASATE Arthur Orton VICTORIAN SOCIETY (0600)

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Original antique magazine dated 1894; a Victorian society magazine with regular features on theatre, music hall, actors and actresses, art, sports and leisure; with a high image and photograhic content.

The Sketch a Victorian Society Magazine KATE CUTLER Billie Barlow PABLO DE SARASATE Theatrical MUSIC HALL Academie Delecluse OPERA Sport



Original Victorian Magazine

Dated 1894

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:

Front page banner header from a design by A. Forestier.

Miss Kate Cutler - full page photograph by Mr A. Bassano of Old Bond St London W.

Full apge of adverts incl Kropp Razor - - Floriline Fo the Teeth and Breah - - Russet Cream from Day and Martin.

Full page of adverts inc. Hovis Bread and Biscuits - - Cameo Cigarettes - - Mappin and Webb Thorwaldsen Bowl.

Behind the Scenes at the Empire Theatre - full page drawn by Adolph Birkenruth and a verse by A. S.

The Covent Garden Fancy Ball: King Johannis.

The Late Earl of Rosslyn - info. Robert Francis St Clair-Erskine.

Blanch The Countess of Rosslyn - info. nee Blanche Adeliza FitzRoy.

Miss Billie Barlow as Little Boy Blue in Red Riding Hood at the Theatre Royal Birmingham - full page photograph by J. W. Beaufort of Birmingham.

Miss Louise M. Dale - singer; PHOTO BY Russell of Baker St. W.

Last Weeks Paris - includes the death of the Princess Radziwill. Full page of sketches by "Villedebois".

Brazilian Rebellion: Crowd Raiding Telegrams Outside The O Paiz Office, reive Rio De Janeiro - - The Bath, Villa Moreau, near Rio De Janeiro - two engravings.

A Dream of the Twentieth Century: Address to the Electors of Midlothian 1904 - full page comical sketch by Phil May on Mr Gladstones retirement showing him in his study at his desk.

The Villa Fabbricotti: Queen Victorias Residence At Florence.

Throne Room at St James Palace.

Mister Henry Russell - composer.

Miss Maggie Ripley - full page photograph by Messrs Hills and Saunders of Sloane Street London SW. showing a fashionable lady in a standing pose.

A Novel in a Nutshell by Flora Anne Steele illustrated by James Greig.

A Canterbury Pilgrimage - fp showing x7pics/photos:

The Pilgrimage to Canterbury by Thomas Stothard RA - The Property of Mr A. H. Hallam-Murray.

A Peep at The Cathedral Through a Row of Shops.

The Dark Entry of The Cathedral.

The Porch of The Cathedral.

Old Dutch House.

Old Gabled House.

The West Gate.

Helena Faucit, Lady Martin - from a painting by Rudolf Lehmann.

Madame Berthe Marx Standing at the Piano - photograph by Hanfstaengl of Munich.

Senor Sarasate with His Violin - photograph by London Stereoscopic Co. of Regent St. - info. Pablo de Sarasate.

Otto Goldschmidt.

M. Delecluse Studio.

In The Acade Mie Delecluse Ateliers de Peinture.

M. Delecluse in His Studio.

Outside M. Delecluse's Studio.

Criticising The Students Work.

Hard at Work.

Info. This is the Academie Delecluse, Montparnasse, Rue Notre Dame des Champs.

Miss Lucy Webling - photograph by Elliot and Fry of Baker Street London W.

Miss L. Webling as Little Lord Fauntleroy - photograph by Scott and Wilkinson of Cambridge.

Art of The Day: Study of A Head - A photograph by Ralph W. Robinson of Redhill of a lady dressed with her pearls; full page.

Muslade Bay, Gower in Wales - by F. H. Wosley Benison, Chepstow.

Honesty by J. E. Blanche.

Dans L'Eglise A Volendam by Madame E. Nourse.

The Jap As An Artist From the Collection of Japanese Prints miel Exhibited at the Goupil Gallery; full page showing x4pics:

A Bamboo Worker by Hokusai.

Girls Looking At Flying Birds by Harunobu.

Actors on The Stage by Shunyei.

Acting by Shunsho.

The Light Side of Nature: A Real Good Holiday at Newlyn - A gentleman sitting on the beach drinking his beer, a wonderful drawing by Fred Hall on a full page.

A Gentlewoman of The Old School, 1794 After Austin Dobson by Ludovici - full page with a poem.

A Gentlewoman of The New School 1894 After Austin Dobson - full page with the poem running on from the previous print by J. M. Bulloch.

At A Fancy Ball by Phil May - comical full page.

The Lost Key - comical full page by M. Stretch.

Full page of adverts showing various: Ivy Soap - Capstan Navy Cut Tobacco -Vogelers Curative Compound loght - Marza Wine.

Full age of adverts inc. Hampton and Sons Furnishers - Players Navy Cut Cigarettes - Parisian Diamond Company.

Mister C. Morritt.

The Claimant.

Cartoon of The Claimant at The Time of The Famous Trial.

Tichborne Estate Mortgage Debenture - A Reminiscence of the Tichborne Case.

Sir Wilford Brett .."takes a great interest in The Esher enclosure and the refreshment enclosure at Sandown"... - Sandown Flower Girls - x2photos from Racing Notes by Captain Coe.

Hamptons and Sons Art Dealers and House Furnishers' Advert.

Players Navy Cut Cigarettes - Advert.

Card Comemorating the Centenary of The 3rd Middlesex Rifle Volunteers.

Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll.

Pears Soap, Shaving in Camp drawn by Thomas Rowlandson 1789 - advert.

Harlene For The Hair, Luxuriant Hair, Whiskers & Moustaches - advert.

Fashions: A Beautiful Cape - A Smart Coat - A Novel Mantle with an article by Florence Miller.

Hinde's Hair Curlers - advert.


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:

Mr Stead on the American Girl.

A Talk with The Countess of Rosslyn.

Panorama of the Week - Royal comings and goings etc. including Queen Victoria in Italy, and Lord Rosebery, Anarchist outrage in Paris, etc.

Notes From the Concert Rooms.

The Brazilian Rebellion.

Small Talk - with ref. to the Empress Frederick and her visit to Shoreditch Technical Schools.

To a Coryphee - words to a poem or song.

Novel in a Nutshell by Flora Annie Steel.

A Sketch from Life, More or Less. By the Author of A Yellow Aster, Iota (Kathleen Mannington Caffyn).


Academie Delecluse.

Badminton Echoes by Bugle.


A Chat with the Claimant - referring to Arthur Orton of Tichborne Claimant fame.

Interview with Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll.

Racing Notes by Captain Coe.

The World of Sport: Football (rugby), Golf etc.

Ladies Pages by Florence - info. Florence Fenwick Miller was a Victorian journalist, feminist, educator, and suffragist.

The Boat Race - Poem by FHW.

Her Reason - poem by Dixie Wolcott in Life (New York).

the Lady Barber.

The Theatres.

Notes from the Exchange - S. Simon Esq. Lamb, Shearer, and Co.

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The Sketch was a British illustrated weekly newspaper with a high photographic content, published between February 1893 and June 1959, by the Illustrated London News Company. It was primarily a Victorian society magazine with regular features on royalty and the aristocracy, theatre, sports and arts.

Twenty eight pages (56 sides). It measures 360 x 250 mm (14.25 x 9.75 "). The orig. advertising wrap/cover is missing. The front page (frontispiece) is intact. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The engravings vary in size. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.

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 other pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in The Sketch carry on from the previous issue and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels. IMPORTANT This postal service does not include tracking. If tracking is required please contact me for prices. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

The descriptive text in my listing, details 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 printed text.

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Product Code Ref. 0600
Weight 0.251kg