1895 SKETCH Magazine (8210) Rehan Curtis Huxley W Read Mrs Langtry Obesity

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The Sketch. An original weekly issue of the Victorian / Edwardian Illustrated Arts Magazine - A wonderful insight into theatre, stage, royalty, society, sport, fashion and many other activities of the day "a journal of art and actuality".
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 25 pages ( 50 sides)
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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:

 
Miss Ada Rehan in "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" at Dalys Theatre an american actress, one of the finest of her day (full front page)
Madame Rejane Talented french actress
Mr and Mrs Curtis in "Saml of Posen four photographs
Professor Huxley Celebrated Biologist
Professor Huxley with Sir David Brewster, Faraday, Wheatstone and Tyndall
Prince Edward of York
Miss Ethel Ross Selwicke four poses on one page, by Reutlinger
A bust of Cromwell, photo by Musselwhite of Tenbury
Mr George Smith Grants Aberdeen Angus Champion Bull, "Equestrian"...
 
 
The Darlington Show
Prize Winners at The Darlington Show - Mr W Reginald Flowers Dorset Horned Ram - The Earl of Ellesmeres Suffolk Two Shear Ram - Lord Polwarths Champion Shorthorn Bull, Nonsuch - Mr C. Smith Grants Aberdeen Angus Champion Heifer, "Legend - Mr Allen Edwards Hughess First Prize Hereford Bull, Liberty - Colonel Platts First Prize Welsh Bull, The Alderman - Lord Middletons Champion Shire Stallion, Calamite - Mr Cuthbert Quilters Suffolk Stallion, Prince Wedgewood All on one full page
 
 
Bust of Rahere
Mr Thorne as Gentleman Joe (small sketch)
Herr Klein of The Saxe Coburg Troupe
Herr Klein as Trast in "Die Ehre"...
Madame Ilka Von Palmay as Hector in Karlsschurlerin
 
 
Picturesque Ireland - St Laurences Gate, Drogheda - Ancient Cross, Near Drogheda - Tower at Swords, Dublin - A Familiar Figure - Interior of St Patricks, Dublin - A Typical Cottar - St Paricks Cathedral, Dublin - Phulaphuka Waterfall, Wicklow - Shandon Steeple, Cork All on one full page
 
 
The Wellington Monument, Phoenix Park
Madame Hope Glenn a singer. full page
The Blaitiere with article entitled "My Climbs in the Alps and Caucasus by A. J. Butler
The Light Side of Nature a sketch by William Gunning King. Full page
The Progress of Art: Past, Present, And Future Cartoon sketch by Rene Bull - Full page
Startled by Walter Hunt a rabbit starled by two cows, charminge
The Artists Sister by Miss E. Thornton-Clarke a miniature
The Sense of Light by Mrs A. L. Synnerton
The Late Archbishop Knox, Primate of Ireland bust by J. Whitehead
Kingsley Country views including Bideford - Ford House - Torrington - Toridge - Westward Ho! from Buckley - Clovelly and more, small views on one full page by A E Morton
Heroes of Cricket - Mr W. W. Read Full page
The Indian Empire Exhibition: - Burmese Ladies Cheroot Rollers - A Carpenter at Work - A Burmese Group all on one full page
A Chat with Mrs Langtry Mrs Langtry - Mrs Langtry and Her Pet Dog - Mrs Langtry as Trilby, An Imaginary Sketch, In a Role She Has Never Played Lily Langtry
 
 
full page The Yachting Season : Mrs Langtrys Yacht, The White Ladye - Mrs. Langtry Steering The Long Boat off Hyeres - The Valkyrie III on The Clyde - The Crew of The Valkyrie III
 
 
Talks with Stall Girls At the Scent Stall -  Miss Turkey photo by Parascho
Champion Wrestlers at The Alhambra - Mehmisch, Pierri and Ismail
"The Orient" at Olympia: English White Pages dancing girls - Eastern Beauties - two half page photos
Joseph Cooke and John Derry, Journalists of Today
Clara Wieland full page by Hana
Advertising pages with :- Vigors Horse Action Saddle, Kodet Camera, Mappin and Webb, St Jacobs Oil, Mellins Food Works, Wilson and Gill Goldsmiths,
Goodwood House - Goodwood Race Course with Racing Notes by Captain Coe
Advertising page with :- Hampton and sons Furniture, Cuticura, Players, Talklis and Co silk hat refurbisher,
Full page of several engravings advertising Ellimans embrocation including Ladies Golf, Polo, Ladies Tennis, Men Running, men Rowing, Ladies Cycling and cricket - so its not just for horses then
The World of Sport W. E. Irving Winner of the Royal Hukmane Societys Bronze Medal for Saving Life from Drowning aged 13 from Bablake School, Coventry - Land Rescue Drill - Resuscitation Drill - The Grenadier Guards Tug of War Team
Shooting Miss Douglas winner at the Revolver Range - Firing the Winning Shot
 Mr W. E. Lutyens The Well Known Athlete
Further advertising page with smaller adverts, one larger one for Elkington and Co Cutlery
Ladies Fashions: A Novel Bodice - An Ideal Yachting Gown
More advertising including Parisian Diamond Company, Peter Robinson Mourning Attire, Wheaton and Bennett silver plate, Lanoline , The Album, English Illustrated Magazine
 

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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:
 
Notes from the Theatres by AB
Huxley and his Compeers
Herr Klien, Saxe-Coburg Troupe
At Random by L F Austin
Ten minutes with Madame Hope Glenn
My Climbs in the Alps by Mr Mummery ( a review by A J Butler)
A Chat with Mrs Langtry
Talks with Stall Girls and a Deal in Scent and Tea
Novel in a nutshell - Diamond and Ruby Heart by Frank Banfield
Racing |Notes by Captain Coe
The World Of Sport - Swimming, Athletics, Shooting, Cricket
Summer Heat and Obesity - Delightful treatment for curing corpulence
Fashion Pages
Parliament Notes



 
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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 is 1 page 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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