Lola Beeth AMY THOMAS Cecil Aldin BULLDOG Quakers Pilgrim Fathers Penn SHULAMITE
Original Victorian Society Magazine
Lola Beeth as Sieglinde in " The Valkyrie " .. photograph by Dupont of New York.
Lola Beeth Austrian Opera Singer.
The Duchess of Albany, her children, The Duke of Albany - Princess Alice of Albany.
M. Jules Riviere.
Mrs Frank LAzenby nee Nora Elizabeth Lawson Johnston.
The Czar as he Appeared at Ascot in 1844.
Miss Amy Thomas - full page photograph by Frank Dickens of Sloane Street SW.
Mister Scott Buist - small photograph of the actor.
Mister Tom Fancourt as Miggles
Mlle. Liane de Pougy - info. Folies Bergères dancer.
.." Pat " at the Zoo a full page sketch by Cecil Aldin of a young monkey - chimpanzee with the most adorable face
Bulldog named Barney Barnato - belonging to Mr G. R. Sims "took the principal prize at the Aquarium Show ...".
Two photographs of a bulldog dressed up entitled The Debate and the Day AFter.
Viscountess Glentworth and Her Daughter - beautiful photograph by Lafayette of Dublin - info.(wife of William Henry Edmond de Vere Sheaffe Pery ) - nee May Imelda Josephine Irwin with her daughter probably Victoria May Pery.
The Salute - a young boy dressed up and with his dog - in silhouette.
Miss Helen Mathers writer - info. Mathers was her pen name - nee Ellen Buckingham Mathews later wife of Dr. Henry Reeves and also wrote under the pen name of David Lyall.
The Song of Songs: The Shulamite in a Dream Seeks Her Beloved - a beautiful full page from a drawing by Gilbert James with nine lines from the poem.
Curious Cartoon Miel of Mr Barney Barnato s Ambassadorial Effor in South Africa Barney v. Rhodes.
Miss Granville - full page photograph by A. Bassano of Old Bond Street W.
A Champion Angler - Mr R. P. Wilson of the Fifeshire Club.
Art of the Day:
Lady Elizabeth Spencer and Her Sister Viscountess CLifden Representing Music and Painting - By George Romney.
the Theft of the Princesss Swan Skin by Collier Smithers - From The Land East of the Sun and West of The Moon by William Morris full page.
The Meeting House - Jordans info. nr Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire.
The Graves of William Penn and His Two Wives at Jordans.
Austerfield Church - "the cradle of the Pilgrim Fathers " Yorkshire - St Helenas.
Crested Hawk Eagle - photograph by Charles Knight of Newport Isle of Wight.
Playmates - photographic study of a young boy and girl by Richards and Co of Ballarat.
The Land of Decadence From the " Lark "... A Map of Bohemia.
I Never Saw a Purple Cow ... From the " Lark "...
Doxeys Literature of The Decadence - the shop window of Mr William Doxey a Publisher in San Francisco - near full page photograph.
A Warm Day from " Jugend " ..
Light Side of Nature - At the Comedy Theatre full page sketch.
A Poets Audience full page from a drawing by Gunning King.
Full page comical cycling sketch by Will Owen.
Dolly and Jack full page from a drawing by Ray Potter.
Sketches Behind the Scenes at the Opera - "Lohengrin" - Three sketches behind the scenes.
Mappin and Webbs Princes Plate - full page advert.
Guys Tonic advert
Leitch and Pellant cyclists on a tandem.
Tom Linton - cyclist
A Solid Silver Monteith Bowl Belonging to Mrs Fielden of Wilton Park Chorley.
A Corner of the Laager at Bulawayo.
The Jail Laager at Bulawayo.
Gambo - Lobengulas Chief General Now in Prison in Bulawayo.
A Medicine Man.
Calverts Carbolic Toilet Soap and Prickly Heat Soap - advert.
Bicycle Luncheon Basket by Debenham and Freebody - advert.
Fashions - Tailor Made Mohair Suit and Hat - A Driving Coat and Hat - Miss Violet Vanbrugh in Costume.
The Parisian Diamond company - Orient Pearls - full page advert.
Hewetsons Artistic House Furnishers of Tottenham Court Road - Half page advert.
Half page advert for Electrozone, The most scientific Disinfectant.
Mr George Singer JP of the Singer Cycle Company and later cars.
A blank backed colour full page picture, on heavy duty paper entitled A Love Story - (showing a lady reclining on a chaise Longue or a bed , presumably reading a love story as she has a book in hand - Captioned beneath in small print: Painted by Lard - Copyright 1896 by Boussod , Valadon and Co - Printed in Paris by Boussod , Valadon and Co.
The Opera - Miss Lola Beeth
A Chat with M. Jules Riviere
The Book and its Story - " The Sun of Hagar " by Helen Mathers - a review by EFS - full page
Novel in a Nutshell - A Pretty Financier by henry Hooton
Journals and Journalists of Today - The Fishing Gazette and Mr R. B. Marston
The National Angling Competition
A May Meeting - Quakers
Hors DOeuvres by Marmiton
The Journalism of " Decadence " - with ref. to Mr William Doxey and " The LArk " etc
The Literary Lounger by O. O. Sleekburnc.
Society on Wheels - Cycling Column
The World of Sport by Olympian - Cricket - Golfing
Racing Notes by Captain Coe
Our Ladies pages by Sybil
City Notes includes The Past Account - the Singer Cycle Company - The Barnato Fusion - Westralia (Australia) - Coats and Co. - Pearsons Weekly - Cycles - Issues
Answers to Correspondents by the City Editor
The Sketch was a British illustrated weekly magazine, 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.
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