1896 THE SKETCH Magazine MARCHIONESS ORMONDE John Hollingshead Journalist (4810

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Original Victorian Magazine Dated 1896 MARCHIONESS of ORMONDE Elizabeth Harriet Grosvenor ROLAND VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Lion House at London Zoo RENE BULL ARTIST Cycling. Plus much more; see main description

Victorian Society and Theatrical Magazine THE SKETCH Dated 1896 MARCHIONESS OF ORMONDE Elizabeth Harriet Grosvenor ROLAND VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Lion House at London Zoo

Original Weekly Issue

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:

Dreams - photographic study of a lady by Barrauds - full front page.

Mr John Hollingshead the Journalist.

Princess Victoria Margaret and Prince Sigismund, The Children of Prince and Princess Frederick Leopold of Prussia - in a pony and trap - photograph by M. Ziesler of Berlin.

The Marchioness of Ormonde - full page photograph by Lafayette of Dublin - info. nee Elizabeth Harriet Grosvenor.

The Tome of Paheri Egypt - Drawings by Mr J. J Taylor of An Egyptian Funeral Procession - hieroglyphics in a tomb

The Lion House at London Zoo.

Lion - Kitty - half page photograph by Charles Knight, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Spiteful and Paddy at the Zoo - lions, photographs by Charles Knight

Japan -The Great Buddha at Kamakura - small photograph.

The Guns from the Armada at Bideford - photograph by W. H. Puddicombe of Bideford.

Naval Manoeuvres - Guns of A Barbette Laid miel Ready for Action - shows the two guns on a circular mounting on the deck of the ship - photograph by Thiele of Chancery Lane, London.

Naval Manoeuvres - Interior of The Barbette - photograph by Thiele.

Alloway Kirk From a Print of 1790 - engraving.

A Fair Near Paris - full page from a drawing showing various acts, pierrot clown, strongman etc.

Mr Justice Vaughan Williams - full page from a photograph by H. J. Whitlock of Birmingham - info. Roland Lomax Bowdler Vaughan Williams uncle of Ralph Vaughan Williams.

An Accident on Mount Sefton - an illustration from "Climbs in the New Zealand Alps".

A Manufactured Monstrosity - Real Chamois horns Mounted on a Sheep's Skull To Decieve Collectors - illustration from "Sport in the Alps"Keenlyside.

A "Midsummer Night's Dream" in the Open - six photographs by Miss Mary Crossley of Maltby showing scenes from the Shakespeare play performed in the grounds of Roche Abbey Yorkshire by Mister F. R. Bensons Company the article mentions the actors Mr Vivian Stenhouse as Bottom - Miss Nita Faydon - Mr Arthur Grenville - T. Reive - Miss Mona K. Oram.

Mr George Hepburne Greenham - photograph by Treble of Brixton SW showing the Former Chief Inspector of the Criminal Investigation Department, London.

The Light Side of nature - Cricket, The Batsman and The Rustic Umpire - full page from a drawing by Gunning King.

A Story Without Words - full page comical sketch by Rene Bull.

At The Races - comical sketch drawn by RAB aka R. A. Brownlie.

Full page comical sketch: "But if you are so hard up, why do you keep so many servants - "To borrow from".

Miss Liza Lehmann - operatic singer and composer, photograph by Miss Alice Hughes of Gower Street, London.

Mr Edward L. Burlingame Editor of Scribner's Magazine - phtograph by Parker of New Jersey.

Madame Mantelli the Opera Singer - photograph by DUpont of New York. info. Eugenia Mantelli an Italian opera singer.

Mr Bispham as Wolfram in "Tannhauser" - photograph by Hana of Strand, London - info. David Scull Bispham American born operatic baritone.

Cycling Round the World - Mr Edward Lunn - Mr John Foster Fraser - Mr F. H. Lowe - With Their Rover Bicycles - photograph by Fradelle and Young of Regent Street London W..

Officers with Bicyles at Aldershot - photograph by Wyrall of Aldershot.

Cycling - The Wheel Club at Hereford House, South Kensington - photograph by C. W. Cook. Loght.

A Prize Winner at the Barrow Fete - photograph shwoing a young lady on her cycle - photograph by Daris and Son of Barrow.

The Wheel Club at Hereford House, South Kensington - group photograph of men and women cyclists lined up in the garden.

Page entitled "Street Signs of London" showing four small engravings of ancient street signs:

Porter and Dwarf of Charles I.

In Panyer Alley.

Boar's head, Eastcheap.

In Gardener's Lane.

Full page of adverts incl. Lanoline - - Hovis Keep the Wolf from the Door - - Murray and Lanman's Florida Water - - Sir John Bennett Wat and Clock - etc.

Fashions - In the Park at Homburg - dress and hat.

Fashion - On the Dursaal Terrace at homburg - two ladies in dresses and hats.

Fashion - Miss Mary Moore and Her Latest Gown.

Koko for The Hair - half page advert.

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.

A Chat with Mr John Hollingshead.

Theatre Page: "Love on Crutches" at the Comedy - - "The Telephone Girl" at the Theatre Metropole, Camberwell - - The Theatrical Season by "Monocle".

Small Talk - with ref. To the children of Prince and Princess Frederick Leopold of Prussia - Mr Ernest Bucalossi - Mister L. E. B. Homan at the Goldfields Hotel - The Johannesburg Hounds and Tom Parker - Pigeons in the Reforem Club - M. Miel - M. Max Beerbohm - Philip Cuningham - A poem/comical verse about grouse shooting - The Armada Guns.

The Origin of Tam O'Shanter by Mason Jackson.

A Novel in a Nutshell - Love is Cruel - Short Story.

Mr Justice Vaughan Williams.

A Talk with a Late Chief Inspector - Mr George Hepburne Greenham.

Cross Purposes - Play. c.keenlyside.

Our Women Composers - Miss Liza Lehmann.

Journals and Journalists of Today - Mr Edward L. Burlingame.

The Opera Season - Madame mantelli - David Bispham.

Society on Wheels - Cycling.

Sport Page - Cricket - Football etc.

Racing notes by Captain Coe.

Street Signs of London by E. H.

Ladies Page by Florence - Florence Fenwick Miller.

City Notes - Commercial Bank of Australia - - Australasian Indebtedness - - The Past Account - - Lagunas Nitrate - - The Newfoundland Loan - - The Investors Review - - Financial Correspondence and Answers to Correspondents. 0508


The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.  It measures 360 x 250 mm (14.25 x 9.75 "). The spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some of the pages are loose. The engravings/images vary in size. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. 

The above description is 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 printed 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 three pages missing, so if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in The Sketch issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. 

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Product Code SOLD (4810)
Weight 0.26kg