Product code: 1896-03-04 00:00:00

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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:

Full front page photograph by Alfred Ellis of Upper Baker Street NW London
The Winner of the Waterloo Cup " Fabulous Fortune " with His Trainer Tom Wright photograph of a greyhound and two men one holding a dead rabbit.
Lord Belper s Champion Stallion " Rokeby Harold " ... a shire horse - photograph by Henry R. Gibbs of Kingsland Road N. London.
Mr Mason Jackson from a Painting by his Son H. P. Jackson engraver, journalist and writer.
Lady Helen Stewart
Lord Alexander Cadogan
Lady Norreys
Lady Essex
The Langham Sketching Club Smoke invitation frontispeace
Washingtons Birthday Reproduced from " Judge " By Permission
John Bull Reproduced from " Puck " ...
The Merry Wives of Windsor at Oxford scene showing Mr Berman - Mr H. C. Hamilton - Mr Croker-King - Visount Suirdale - Mrs Copleston - Mrs Rutty - Mr Lee - Mr E. A. Belcher - Mr. J. Hearn - Miss Braithwaite - Mr Law - from an Electric Light Photograph by James Soame Jnr of Oxford
Princess Troubetzkoy - Amelie Rives ( Mrs Chanler )
The Pierrot Banjo team - Mr Clifford Essex - Mr Pepper - Miss Dewhurst - Mr James Blakeley
HEnry V at St Augustines College at Ramsgate a group photograph of the cast

Thirty scenes from "One of the Best" at the Adelphi Theatre showing - Mr Charles Fulton - Mr Edward Sass - Miss henrietta Watson - Mr W. L. Abingdon - Mr William Terriss - Mr Harry Nicholls - Miss Featherstone - Miss Ostlere - Mr Julian Cross - Mr H. Athol Forde - Mr L. Delorme

Sir Wemyss Reid Journalist
Mr Solomon J. Solomon ARA
Arthur Hacker ARA by Solomon J. Solomon ARA
Samson by Solomon J. Solomon ARA
Madame LA Comtesse by Frederic Yates - full page
Le Val de Grace fro M. Robidas " Paris " ..
Misericordia - A Photographic Study by Adolpe Meyer
The Donkey That Paraded Johannesburg with a banner reading Colonel Rhodes - National Reform ASS ociation with a crowd of men
Mr Waring as Duke Wolfgang in "The Prisoner of Zenda" .. - As Black Michael in The Prisoner of Zenda
Mr Herbert Waring as Black Michael in the Prisoner of Zenda at the St Jamess full page photograph by Alfred Ellis of Upper Baker Street NW

Show at Olympia - The page goes under the heading of "The Fourth Olympiad "
The Derby Crowd a group photograph

The Women Cyclists - Miss Lane - Mis Jameson - Miss Gamble - iss Pattison - Mr Snook - Madame Darius - Miss Scott - Madame Fischer - Mlle Henriette - Miss Hutton - Miss L. Cairns - and others
The Men Cyclists - A. C. Edwards - Eros Germano - W. Jones (manager) J. Camp - A. E. Walters - G. Martin - R. G. Merry - Skillinger - Jack Green - J.Robertson - H. Fournier - BenFisher - T. Ralph - T. Gibbons-Brooks - W. Bunning - H. B. Howard - J. Fischer - Carl Smits - Mayo - And others

The Light Side of Nature - A Couple at the Theatre full page from a drawing by Maurice Greiffenhagen
Mad Dog a full page comical sketch by Cecil Aldin - a dog sitting next to a poster warning of a rabies order of 1896
A full page comical sketch by Gunning King
A Maid in March by Hounsom Byles - full page sketch
Lady Blessington after Sir Thomas Lawrence
Hovis Bread - Keep the Wolf from the Door advert
Mappin and Webb showing four designs of knives - advert
Liebig Companys Extract of Beef - full page advert
The new French Postage Stamp - Republique Francais 15c
A Football Challenge Shield - The Horse Artillery and Royal Artillery Football Shield
Pears Soap from The Original painting By Rubens advert (The Judgement of Paris)
Wilson and Gill Novelties in Pearl and Diamond Ornaments seventeen designs of jewellery
Ellimans Royal Embrocation full page advert showing a Steeple Chase and a Hunting Scene - engraved by Swain
The Finchley Harriers The Winners of the Senior Championship of the Southern Counties group photograph
The Late Mlle Sarah Brown a famous parisian model
Three Castles Cigarettes by WD and HO Wills advert
Howards Easy Chairs advert
Edwards Harlene For the Hair advert
Swan Fountain Pen advert
Fashions - Two capes and a dress design
The Parisian Diamond Company full page advert
Liptons Tea Garden of Ceylon advert - an engraving showing a plantation
Mr Henry Tennant Chairman of the Central London Railway
Convicts Searching for The Robinson Companys Tailings for Arms
Robinson Mine in the Hands of the Police - Awaiting the Hauling Up of the Skip

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:

At Random by L. F. Austin

The Tivoli of Manchester Ltd - Subscription List

Winner of The Waterloo Cup

A Veteran in Illustrated Journalism - A Talk With Mr Mason Jackson

Small Talk

Mr Seppings Wright

Hors D'Oeuvres by Marmiton Sleekburnc.

Journals and Journalists of Today - The Speaker - Mr Wemyss Reid

The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Mr Conan Doyle - Review

A Novel in a Nutshell - Cause and Effect by Mrs Henry Mansergh

Humours of the Transvaal Revolt

A Cape Coast Wedding

Human Odds and Ends by George Gissing - A Free Woman

Songs of the Suburbs - Fitzjohns Avenue NW by Gilbert Burgess

The Literary Lounger by O. O.

The Book and its Story - The Most Gorgeous Lady Blessington by J. Fitzgerald Molloy - a review by EFS

Society on Cycles by Outrider


The World of Sport by Olympian - Football - Cricket

Racing Notes by Captain Coe

Our Ladies pages by Florence - info Florence Fenwick Miller

City Notes


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.

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 2 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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Product Code 1896-03-04 00:00:00