1896 THE SKETCH Magazine COURSING Rand Waring Cyclists CECIL ALDIN Craske Pierrot (2610)

Product code: 2610 (Wt 255g)
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".
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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:

Miss Dolly Craske  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 greyhuond 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 - Mis sScott - 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 Artillry 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

TheExploits 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.

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 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. 

Condition Used
Product Code 2610 (Wt 255g)
Weight 0.251kg