1899 VICTORIAN NEWSPAPER Sporting & Dramatic THEATRE Hunting CRABBET STUD (8431)

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The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News CRABBET STUD Katherine Compton Carton YACHTING Marie Dainton ACTOR ACTRESSES John Johnny William Reiff DOGS Hounds HUNTERS Henldy Regatta KYLE KNOX William Caffyn ENGLAND CRICKET TEAM Lingfield Horse Racing


Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News

Original Victorian Antique Newspaper

DATED 1899

This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, maps, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Miss Compton in Wheels Within Wheels at the Court Theatre - full front page from a photograph by W. And D. Downey - Info. Katherine Compton wife of R. C. Carton the actor and dramatist.

Miss Marie Dainton in Pot Pourri at the Avenue Theatre - full page (fp) swhowing x4 photos.

The Crabbet Stud Sale - fp showing x8photos:

Mister Somerville Tattersall in the Rostrum

Plus seven other pics showing the horses; captioned with names and prices etc.

Hunters and Hounds Show at Peterborough - fp showing article and x7photos of dogs (Beagles, Foxhounds etc) and horses; captioned with names and owners.

Horse and Carriage Scene - fp from a drawing by John Sturgess titled None So Deaf As Those Who Won't Hear.

J. Reiff - info. American jockey Johnny William Reiff, b. Ohio USA 1885.

July Afternoon near Barcombe, Sussex - from a painting by W. Sidney Cooper showing cattle drinking from a river.

Clarence House Athletic Clubs Sports x4photos: Human Wheelbarrow Race Blindfolded - 800yards - F. W. Howard Winner of 120yards - Ladies and the Threadneedle Race.

Our Captious Critic - reviews plus x7 caricatures of actors: Mr Farren Souter - Mr Ron Nainby and Mr Dagnall - Miss Claire Rumaine - Marie Dainton and Frank Collins - Jane May - John Le Hay - John le Hay and Marie Dainton. Artist not named.

Yachting - The Shamrock x3photos with article. Info. Owned by Sir Thomas Lipton.

Miss Kyle Knox Captain of The Royal Belfast Ladies Golf Club.

Fashion: Seal Fur Jacket with Matching Muff.

Henley Royal Regatta - x3pics: Golden Grasshopper Barge by Captain Darrell Brown - Maid of Kent Barge by A. C. B. Casson - Rouge et Noir by S. B. Joel

Racing at Lingfield: Fashionable People on the Parade

Lingfield Park Stakes: The Finish.sleekburnc.

Group Photo First England Eleven Cricket Team in Australia 1861: Mortlock - Mudie - Bennett - Lawrence - H. H. Stephenson - Caffyn - Griffith - Hearne - Iddison - Sewell - E. Stephenson.

William Caffyn Veteran Cricketer.

Cricket Scene from a drawing by Lucien Davis.

Mr E. LAsker Chess Champion.

Chess Problem.

Norway: View Between Fjeldheim and Garthus.

Flintshire Constitutional Coubs Billiard League Shield.


Yorkshire Relish

Ogdens Guinea Gold I feels puff-ickly happy! -

Maple and Co. Garden Furniture - hp

Williams Shaving Soaps.

Beechams Pills.

Carters Little Liver Pills.

Holloways Pills and Ointment

Parisian Diamond Company - fp.

Ellimans First Aid Book: A Bad Unsound Horse (small plan).

Professor William Dwight Whitney - fp adv. For The Century Dictionary with subscription forms etc.

Cadburys Cocoa - hp croquet scene.

Mappin and Webbs Silver Plate - hp.

Plus many more.


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:

Circular Notes - various articles in paragraph form:

Sale of Sporting Dogs at Aldbridges.

Racecourse Ruffianism.

Henley Regatta.

Removal of Barren Swans from The Thames During Spawning Season

Return of the Passenger Pigeon. sleekburnc.


Our Racing Prophet by Magnet with mention of Flying Forx - Grodno - Leopold de Rothschild - B. Reive - Sir M. Fitzgerald - Leonard Brassey - .

Peterborough Agricultural Show.

J. Reiff the American Jockey.

The Hounds at Peterborough.

Drama of the Week - with mention of: M. Coquelin - Mr F. C. Burnand - Weedon Grossmith - Miss Madge McIntosh - Alfred Klein - Miss nellie Farren - Sir Henry Irving - M. Miel - Madame Beatrice Langley (Mrs Basil Tozer) - Mr Charles Hannan - Charles Wyndham.

Athletics and Cycling - with mention of Beckenham Cricket Club - Grove House Atheltic Sports - Cycling at Sheen House - Cycling at Wood Green - Carwardine Cup - etc.

Yachting Notes.

Sportswomans Page.

Captious Critic

Miss Compton - info. Katherine Compton.

Veteran Wielder of the Willow.

Cricket and Courtship.

Arabians at Crabbet Park - with mention of Mr Wilfred and Lady Anne Blunt - etc.

Chess Chat by Nannie Power O'Donoghue.

Travel In Norway.

Notes From Scotland.

Golf Jottings

LIngfield Summer Meeting.


Lower Thames Yachting. Sleekburnc. 1507


This is an original USED newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print.

A publication similar to The Illustrated London News,The ILLUSTRATED SPORTING & DRAMATIC NEWS was a wonderful insight into theatre and stage, sport, hunting, farming and other activities of the day. If there is a particular date you require regarding this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only

16 pages (32 sides). It measures 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches).There is no outer advertising cover; but the front page with titles, dates and price is present. There are binding witness marks to the spine. Some of the pages may be loose, and have cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. The images are NOT in colour unless otherwise stated.

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, but 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 Graphic issues carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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Product Code (8431)
Weight 0.21kg