1896 THE SKETCH Magazine VOGELER Football HEIDEE WRIGHT Vesuvius HERBERT BLACKETT Rugby (1610)

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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:

The New president of the Royal Academy - Sir John E. Millais  full page photograph by Russell and Sons of Baker Street London W.
Advertising page (mostly small ads for books and publications)
Nine scenes from the Merry Wives of Windsor at Oxford – Mr H. M. Woodward – Mr F. Stevens – Miss Leila Carford – Mr P. Lee – Mrs H. W. Rutty – Mr J. Hearn – Mr C. Croker-King – Mr P. A. Rubens – M. Miel - Viscount Suirdale – Miss Lilian Braithwaite
 Sir J. E. Millais House Kensington  an engraving from a drawing by F. G. Kitton
Ireland v. Scotland Football Match
 Scotland Team – H. O. Smith – Balfour – W.McEwan – A. R. Smith – J. W. Simpson – Fleming – Turnbull – G. T. Campbell – J. Gowans – W. Neilson – J. H. Dodds – W. Morrison – W. P. Neilson – J. W. Cowper – Donaldson  photograph by Lafayette of Dublin
 Ireland Team – Crean – J. H. Lyttle – J. H. OConnor – J. Sealey – J. Byron – T. Warren – Stephenson – W. Gardiner – Lindsey – S. Lee – McAllen – Allen – Bulger – Magee – Clinch – Rooke
 How the Boers Fought "Dr Jim" .. photograph showing men with guns – Dr Jim refers to Dr Jameson or Leander Starr Jameson
 Sir Francis Drake  from an old painting
How a Chimney Stack is Taken Down:
 The Chimney Beginning to Fall  
 The Chimney Breaking into Three Pieces  
 The Way the Chimney was Propped  
 The Brickwork Ten Minutes After the Fall of the Chimney  
Photographs by R. Banks of Manchester
 Afghan Barukhzy Hound " Shahzada " Reive – Belonging to Mr J. Whitbread
 Great Dane " Mammoth Queen " – Belonging to Mr Pendry of Windsor
The Doggy Page – Photograph of Each Dog:
 Retriever - Belonging to Mr Harry Mitchell  
 Yorkshire Terrier – Mister harbottle Pattison  
 Russian Poodle – Mr Harry Mitchell  
 Prairie Dogs – Miss Dutton  
 French Poodle – Mrs MAllister  
 Yorkshire Terrier – Mrs Logan  
 Setters – Mr T. Stephenson  
 Yorkshire Terrier – Miss Bartle  
 Pomeranian - Mrs Ledgard  
Full page
 A Tiny Trilby  photographic study by C. J. Farley of Putney
 Mlle Liane De Vries  photograph by Reutlinger of Paris
 The Paris Carnival  full apge of sketches drawn by MARS
 Muswell Lodge in Muswell Hill – The Scene of the Recent Burglary and Murder  Sleekburnc.
 School Girls in " Hernani " .. group of young actors
 Mrs Herbert Morris as Adriana In " The Comedy of Errors" ..
 Antiquities of Lake Nemi - Lions Head In Bronze - - - Wolfs head In Bronze - - - Lions head of Cylindrical Post - - - A Gorgon in Bronze  
 Miss haidee Wright as Stephanus In " The Sign of the Cross" at the Lyric Theatre  full page photograph by Alfred Ellis of Upper Baker Street London NW
 Mr Arthur Blackett – Publisher  photograph by Pett of Worthing
 Mr herbert Blackett – Publisher  
 M. Francois Coppee  
 Mlle de Boncza as Militza  
 Militza and M. Fenoux as Constantin Brancomir  
Art of the Day:
 Monument Designed for Erection at Sedan by M. Croisy  full page
 My Model – By Charles Sainton  
 Flowers of the Present – by Charles Sainton  
 A Struggle with Wagner  full page comical sketches of a lady playing the piano by RAB – tinted red
 A Robert Louis Stevenson Prayer  small showing Stevenshons handwriting
 Sandown  full page showing a fashionable Victorian lady at the races – full page with red tint
 The Fortune Teller  full page from a drawing by Robert Sauber tinted red
Six black cats by CM – small with red bow ties
 Papa – Reading the Times  small silhouette tinted red by RAB
 Mr Arthur Humphreys of Hatchards – A Piccadilly Bookman  
 The Light Side of Nature – He Was a Pale Young Curate  full page sketch in tinted red
 Obesity and Fido  full page comical sketch by Gunning King – a fat man and his dog
 Off The Goodwins  full apge comical sketch by Lewis Baumer Sleekburnc.
 Miss Maude Rundell  photograph by Walery of Regent Street
 Mr Harry Musgrove - Australian Cricketer  
 Miss Winifred Hare as Boy Blue  full page photograph by Lafayette of Manchester
The Funicular Railway at Vesuvius near Naples-:
 The Crater  
 The Station  
 The Car  
 Mister J. C. Williamson of the Princesss Theatre Melbourne Australia  standin next to his mantelpiece
 The Princesss Theatre in Melbourne  
 A Lady Riding the Elswick Cycle  
 Cyclists - E. West – Mrs A. Goodwin – E. Hughes – E. West – A. Goodwin  Mr A. Goodwin was the Manager of the Holborn Branch of The Swift Coventry Co.
 Miss Elsa DEsterre-Keeling  writer
Mariani Wine advert (Telegram from Russia)
Mappin and Webb advert
Full page Vogelers Curative Compound - near naked lady at a fountain
 Brookes Monkey Brand Soap  - The famous monkey leapfrogging the soap – full page advert
 Ladies Fashions – Mrs Langtrys Picture Dress in Act II of Gossip - - - Mrs Langtry in Act III of Gossip  two dress designs
 Full page of adverts including Rowlands Odonto and Macassar Oil – Scrubbs Cloudy Ammonia – Ojo Nubian Tan Paste – Hartmanns Hygienic Towelettes – Lanoline – Bensons Keyless Lever Watch
 Melody – the New Musical Magazine  full page advert
 Alderman John Pound  
 Mister Walter R. Horncastle – Advertising Contractor  

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
Chatto and Windus New Books List
The Quebec Carnival
Sir John Millais PRA
The Literary Lounger by O. O.
Small Talk with ref. to – An invite from Mr and Mrs Henry Moore to the Marriage of Their Daughter Decima to Cecil Ennesley Walker-Leigh - Mr Robert Arthur - - Festival Ball of the Royal Ear hospital - Mlle De Vries - The Muswell Hill Murder – ref. to the Murder of Mr Henry Smith of Muswell Lodge -
Some London Publishers – Messrs Hurst and Blackett
Ne wPlay at the Lyceum – "Pour la Couronne " with MrForbes Robertsopn etc
A Letter and A Postscript – From Ella to Harry
Hors Doeuvres by Marmiton
Art Notes
A Stevenson Shrine by Emily Soldene – referring to Robert Louis Stevenson
A Novel In a Nutshell – Nell of Mulliners Camp by Louis Becke – Short Story
A Piccadilly Bookman – A chat with Mr Arthur Humphreys
Miss Maude Rundell – Actress
Human Odds and Ends by George Gissing – A Conversion
Australian Cricket Team for England with ref. to Harry Musgrove – Harry Boyle – R. MLeod – There is a footnote at the bottom of the article telling of Mr Musgroves resignation
A Famous International Footballer ( Rugby ) - H. T. S. Gedge – an interview with Henry Theodore Sydney Gedge by a Sketch Representative
The Funicular Railway at Vesuvius
Theatrical Enterprise in the Antipodes – A Talk with Mr J. C. Williamson of the Princess Theatre Melbourne Australia
Where the Russian Refugees are Taught – by SLB
Society on Cycles
The Book and Its Story – Old Maids and Young by Elsa DEsterre-Keeling Sleekburnc.
The World of Sport – Football – Cricket – Aquatics – Golf
Racing By Captain Coe
Parliament by a Rash Radical - By A Cautious Conservative – The Irish Leadership - A Revolutionary Change - Mr Chamberlains Success - The Christian Brothers Catholic Schools in Ireland
Ladies Page by Florence Fenwick Miller
The Theatres
City Notes - Brums and Midlands - The Omnibus Companies - Humber Preference - Company and Other Issues of the Week - Answers to Correspondents from the City Editor

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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