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)
The Greek Play at Bradfield - eight scenes - Mr Wood hill - Mr P. A. Koppel - Mr A. . Gordon - Mr R. L. Finnis - and others
Full page comical sketch by Phil May
The Empire of India Exhibition at Earls Court - The Queens Palace - - - A Street in The Indian City
Some Pictures from the Late James Price Collection:
Miss Harriet by George Romney
Kitt Fischer by Sir Joshua Reynolds
Lady Urith Shore by George Romney
Frauleine Ilka Palmay opera singer from Hungary - three photographs by Krziwanek of Vienna - by Szekely of Vienna
A Quartette of Melbourne Cyclists photograph by Talma of Melbourne of four young ladies on bicycles Sleekburnc.
A Medallion of Mr Locker-Lampson
Picturesque Ireland -:
Londonderry from Waterside
The Great ARch, Doaghbeg at Port Salon in Donegal
Doe Castle at Donegal
Devenish Abbey Round Tower and Lough ERne
Blaney Bay and Ross Point, Lough Erne, From Carrick Reach
East Strand and Great Northern hotel at Bundoran
A Donegal Spinner at Rosapenna, Mulroy Bay lady at a spinning wheel
Port Salon Strand and the Devils Backbone, From the Golf Links
Full page - photographs by R. Welch of Belfast
Signor Mascagni photograph by Zaccaria of Florence
Mlle Bellincioni photograph by Bragi of Florence
Madame Calve photograph by Sarony of New York
The Baltic Canal Through the Sound, The Cattegat and Skager Rack
A View of the The Canal
View onthe Canal at Knoop
One of the Canal Bridges
Flood Gate at Holtenau
A Typical Port
Heroes of the Cricket Field - Richardson the Surrey Lightning Bowler full page from a drawing - Tom Richardson
Mr Edward Grose Hodge of Messrs Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge with his children or grandchildren - seller of rare books, manuscripts, prints, coins etc
Miss dorothea Baird as Rosalind full page photograph by Alfred Ellis of Upper Baker Street London NW
Hermann Sudermann - Novelist and Playwright
The Maid in the Moon photograph by Hana of the Strand with accompanying poem by JMB
Mr H. W. Lucy author of The Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone
ARt of the Day:-
The Itinerant Phrenologist - Painting by Ralph Hedley
Miniature of Ivor Son of Mr Geoffrey Buxton - by Miss Ethel J. Rosenberg
Young Lions Walking by Harry Dixon
Seven scenes from " The Triumph of the Philistines " At the St Jamess Theatre - Miss Juliette Nesville - M. Miel - Mr Waring - Mr Alexnader - Miss Elliott Page - Lady Monckton - Master Saker - Mr Esmond - Mr Robson - Mr Welch - Mr Hendrie Sleekburnc.
Miss Juliette Nesville as Sally Lebrune full page photograph by Alfred Ellis
The Somalis at the Crystal Palace:
Chief Herse and His Wife Chairo
The Little Somalis children
A Camel Corps
Photographs by R. W. Thomas of Cheapside - Messrs Negretti and Zambra
Sowing and Reaping two photographs on a full page of men working teh fields by Charles Knight of Newport isle of Wight
The Light Side of Nature - Innocence Abroad full page sketch by Frank Richards
Full page sketch by A. Callerson
Illustrations for Novel in a Nutshell drawn by Ruth Hardy
Hieratica Writing Paper advert
You Dirty Boy - Vinolia Soap advert
Mr Samuel French aged 30
Mr Samuel French
Dr Ridges Food for infants and Invalids advert shwong the tin of food and coat of arms
Aspinalls Oxidised Enamel advert
Hovis Bread advert
The Buluway Spring handicap Challenge up Presentedf by Mr J. Rhodes engraving of the cup only
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes advert
Three fashion sketches by Albert
A Smart Gown for Henley Regatta - from Madame Thorpe of 106 New Bond St
The Leopold Skirt Grip - 3d Each
The Greek Theatre at Bradfield
Bernhardt and Duse i n" Magda "
Small Talk with ref. to The Royal Visit to Shoreditch by the Duchess of Albany to the Childrens Geranium Club organised by Miss Edith Heather-Bigg and the Rev. Osborn Jay Vicar of holy Trinity Church with mention of Miss Ethel Heron-Maxwell - plus many other articles
The Baltic Canal - an article by R. F. Mcleod with mention of Herr Boden - Herr Dahlstrom
The Literary Lounger by O.O. ( Robertson-Nicoll )
At Random by L. F. Austin
A NOvel in a Nutshell - An Acquaintance Renewed by Mabel E. Wotton - short story
Hors Doeuvres by Marmiton Sleekburnc.
World of Sport by Olympian
Parliament by a Cautious Conservative on Uganda with mention of Sir William Harcourt - Mr Chamberlain - Lord Rosebery - The Man Who Would Be Bankrupt with mention of Mr William O'Brien - Mr Gully's Little Joke
Parilament by a Rash Radical - A Clever Leader with mention of Mr Balfour - Sir William harcourt - Mr Gladstone - No Dissolution
Racing Notes by Captain Coe
Our Ladies Pages - by Florence - Florence Fenwick Miller
Notes From the Exchange S. Simon Esq of Lamb, Shearer and Co. Capel Court Sleekburnc.
Answers To Correspondents
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