1894 THE SKETCH Magazine TOWER BRIDGE M Love J WELCH E Eames Murray (5700)

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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 26 pages ( 52 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:

The New Tower Bridge – Looking Towards the Tower  a photograph by the London Stereoscopic Company of Cheapside, a view of the bridge taken from the top of the other tower, the Tower of London can be seen in the background
 The Performing Giraffe Admission One Penny  full page comical sketch drawn by Phil May
Four scenes of Mabel Love In "King Kodak" at Terrys Theatre – full page from Photographs by the London stereoscopic Co.
 The Actor Mister James Welch  plus three other photographs of him in character – Photographs by Messrs Russell of Baker Street London
 Last Weeks Paris – the Assassination of President Carnot  full page sketch by "Villedebois" – shows the president lying in state
 Mary Ansell the Fiancee of Mister J. M. Barrie  
 Miss Alice Gilbert  
 A Floral Palanquin  – Three children in fancy dress carrying a sedan or litter type chair
 The Young violinist - Master Ernest Toy  
 Menu For the Durban Savage Club  drawn by G. Sheriff Macgregor
 Signing the Declaration of Independence – From an Engraving After John Turnbull  
 Madame Rejane  six photographs of her in character
 Miss Mary E. Wilkins  photograph by Elwell of Danvers Ma. USA
Illustrations drawn by James Greig for Novel in a Nutshell
 The Pipers of the Gordon Boys Orphanage at Dover  photograph by Weston of Dover – the young boys, their master and a dog – The man is possibly Mr Thomas Blackman who founded the home
 Miss Rose Dearing Singing " Today" – With Apologies to Mr Dudley Hardy  a full page sketch of the lady by Adolph or Adolphus Birkenruth in the style of Dudley Hardy
 The Opera Season – Conductor Signor Bevignani - A Debutante - Sir Augustus harris - Leader of the Orchestra J. T. Carrodus - Madame Calve and Signor De Lucia in Cavalleria Rusticana - Jean de Reske In Faust - Group Reive from Tristan und Isolde ( engravings)
Mr Maccabe  
Miss clara Wieland  
Miss Emma Eames asa Juliette - full page photo by W and D Downey
 The Silent Future – From the Painting by N. Prescott Davies  
 Interrupted Confidences by Miss Alice E. Manly  
 The Dowry Chest by Miss Alice E. Manly  
 Scandal  full page photographic study by W. and D. Downey of Ebury Street
Murray The London Publishers:
 A London Publisher - Mr A. H. Hallam Murray  
 Mr John Murray – London Publisher  
Four cheques issued to writers and poets – Tom Moore - Thousand Guinea Cheque to Lord Byron - To Coleridge - A Cheque in Sir Walter Scotts Own Handwriting  
Two illustrations by George Montbard of Moors in N. Africa
 TheLight Side of Nature – An Incident of Travel  full page comical sketch
 The Gentleman and the Cabby  full apge comical sketch by Phil May
Full page comical sketch by Leslie Willson SleekburnC
Full page comical sketch by Fred Hall – The Hostess and the Hibernian Visitor
 The Royal Stud at Hampton Court – The Tower Building - Town Moor - Wedlock - Sanda with a Chestnut Colt  
 Mr Harry Woodhouse the Entertainer  
 Singer Miss Marie Salvian … Born Belle Vue Shrewsbury  photograph by W. and D. Downey of Ebury St
 Sir Walter Gilbey  small engraving from a photograph by Dickinson of Bond St
 Pears Soap  advert
 The United Kingdom Tea Company – The Three Ladies  full page advert showing the three ladies and various canisters of tea
 Miss Lambert in the Tea Room in Bond Street  
 A Waitress in Miel the Tea Rooms in Bond Street  photograph by Frances Browne of Regent St.
 Reproduction of the Grotesque Poster Designed by Mr Aubrey Beardsley - Pseudonym and Autonym Library Books  
Ellimans Embrocation  full page advert showing various equestrian engravings by John Sturgess
 Ladies Fashions – Two Dresses  
Page of adverts including :- Singer sewing machines, Peter Robinson Sale, Bensons watches, Mexican Hair Renewer,

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:

A Talk with Mr James Welch

"Sita" at the Alhambra Theatre

A Chat With Madam Rejane – Gabrielle Rejane French Actress

Book Review – Pembroke by Mary E. Wilkins SleekburnC

Novel in a Nutshell – The Counts Madness by Clara Savile Clarke – short story

The Gordon Boys Orphanage at Dover

A Safe Attachment – short poem from " Life " of New York

An Artist on Latter Day Pictorial Journalism – "Among the Moors" by G. Montbard

Racing by Captain Coe

Afternoon Tea – A Chat With Miss Lambert at the " Ladies Own " Tea Association ( Tea Rooms )

The World of Sport

Our Ladies Pages by Florence – Florence Fenwick Miller

Company issues of the Week

Notes from the Exchange – Answers to Correspondents 

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 No 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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