1896 THE SKETCH Magazine Florrie Robina FAY DAVIS Alexandra Dagmar GERALDINE OLLIFFE (7510)

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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. This issue is an early issue; primarily a Victorian society magazine with regular features on royalty and the aristocracy, theatre, music hall, 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:

The Late Sir Frederic Leighton - President of the Royal Academy  full front page photographic study by Russell and Sons of Baker Street London W.
The Crisis in Johannesburg South Africa:
Uitlander Volunteers Marching to their Headquarters
The Camp at Yeoville
Commissioner Street Johannesburg
The Crowd in Simmonds Street
Guarding the Road to Pretoria - A Maxim Gun  
Miss Birdie Sutherland of the Gaiety theatre, Now Suing the hon. Dudley Marjoribanks for Breach of Promise  photograph of the lady by W. And D. Downey of Ebury St.  
Death of Prince Henry of Battenberg:
The Bride and Bridegroom Leaving Miel The Church  an engraving showing Princess Beatrice (daughter of Queen Victoria ) and Prince Henry Leaving St. Mildreds Church, Whippingham on The Isle of Wight
The Wedding of Prince Henry and Princess Beatrice inside the church - Engraving
Mister George Alexander as the King in " The Prisoner of Zenda " ... full page photograph by Alfred Ellis of Upper Baker Street NW
The Late Prince Henry of Battenberg

Mister George Alexander in "The prisoner of Zenda" At St Jamess Theatre -  full page showing four photographs
..."They Cant Fight". a cartoon reproduced from "Puck" an American comic magazine - info. small sketch by Frederick Burr Opper
 ..."Hysterical Financial Message ...Jingo Policy". a cartoon reproduced from "Judge" an american comic magazine - info. small sketch by Victor - F. Victor Gillam
Madame Marie Duma as Jeanie Deans  photograph by Moffat of Edinburgh Sleekburnc.
Mr W. E. Elliot  music hall actor
Miss Ada Crossley - photograph by Elliott and Fry of Baker St London W.
Proscenium of the new Cambridge theatre - photograph by Scott and Wilkinson
Miss Ella Jackson as Nelly Morriss in The Prudes Progress - photograph by R. Lang Sims of Folkestone
Inter Collegiate Chess Match in the United States of America
Master Charlie Hamlyn as an Austria hussar - photograph by Scott and Sons of Exeter
Master Jackie Hamlyn as a Spanish Matador
Paddy and John Bull - two young boys
Miss Jessica Black - photograph by Karoly of Nottingham
A Childrens Operetta - full page showing various scenes, photos by R Lang Sims, Folkestone
Eighteen scenes from " A Womans Reason " at the Shaftesbury theatre - Mr C. H. E. Brookfield - Mr Lewis Waller - Master Dawson - Miss Florence West - Mrs Tree - Miss Maude Millett - Mr Coghlan - Miss Carlotta Addison - M. Miel - Mr Henry Kemble - Miss Violet Stevens - Photographs by Alfred Ellis
Art of the Day:
Francis I with the Attributes of St John the Baptist
In the Garden of Hollyhocks by George Carter  
Her Feet Beneath Her Petticoat, Like Little Mice Peeked in And Out  full page sketch of a fashionable young lady passing a post box - by Dudley Hardy tinted red
Mr Jones and Miss Smith  full page tinted red sketch by RAB
Miss Fay Davis  two photographs by Bullingham of South Kensington and W. And D. Downey - info. American stage actress from Boston, Massachusetts
Mr W. Roberts - author
The Althorp Caxtons
The Light Side of Nature - The Wounded Boer  full page from Life showing a dog dressed up as a Boer, complete with rifle
Full page conical sketch by Phil May
At the Casino de Paris - full page tinted yellow with black by Dudley Hardy - a lady in fashionable dress
Pretty Pollies - full page tinted red with black by Gilbert James - a lady with a guitar and parrots
Miss Alexandra Dagmar as Dandini in the Pantomime at Drury lane - full page photograph by Hana of the Strand
Miss Geraldine Olliffe - full page photograph by Falk of Sydney Australia
Miss Geraldine Oliffe
Miss Oliffe as Mrs Tanqueray
Mr Julius M. Price - photograph by J. von Petz of Perth Western Australia
Dolly - a full page photographic study of a little girl with her doll by Sarony of Cork
Miss Florrie Robina as Crusoe at the Theatre Metropole, Camberwell - full page photograph by hana of The Strand
The Jubilee of "The Daily News":
Mr E. T. Cook
Mr W. Moy Thomas
Mr P. W. Clayden
Mr Andrew Lang
Sir John Robinson
Mr Herbert Paul
Sunlight Paper Toys  advert
Liptons Teas - with a map of Ceylon "Shewing Liptons Tea Estates"
Mariani Wines advert
Ojo Nubian Tan Paste  shoe polish advert
Hartmanns Hygienic Towelettes for Ladies  small advert
Fashions - Two Riviera Dresses and Hats
Is This Purcell?  
Liebig Companys Extract  full page advert showing a lady in the kitchen and a recipe for Oxtail Soup
Brookes Monkey Brand Soap  full page advert showing the oddly dressed monkey
Mr Charles Kaufman  info. American engineer of the West Australian

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:
Death of Lord Leighton
Death of Prince Henry of Battenberg - Queen Victoria's Son in law
Mr. Andrew Lang's New Novel by W. Robertson Nicoll
Cassell and Co. Announcement
Borough of Hastings in Sussex - Bonds for the Hastings Harbour Works Designed by Mr A. E. Carey - notice by Arthur F. Watson Clerk to the Commissioners and Maurice Ehrenfeldt Assessor to the Commissioners
Small Talk with ref. to Mr E.F.Knight the Well Known Yachtsman - - Miss Margaret Halstan - etc
Miss Fay Davis
In The Sahara by Walter B Harris - review
The Book and its Story - the Literary Nimrod - The Book Hunter in London by W Roberts
A Novel in a Nutshell - they That Mourn by Shan F. Bullock - Short story
Human Odds and Ends by George Gissing - The Little Woman from Lancashire
Advance Australia! - A Chat with Mr Julius M. Price
At Random by L. F. Austin
Hors Doeuvres by Marmiton Sleekburnc.
World of Sport by Olympian
Our Ladies Pages - by Florence - Florence Fenwick Miller
The Lost Portraits of Purcell
City Notes - The Pause in Speculation - More Railway Results - Paddingto9n Consols - Other West Australian Mines - West Australia and Africa - Company and other Issues etc - Answers To Correspondents.

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 No 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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