1900 THE SPHERE Newspaper TSAR Boer War CHINA BOXER REBELLION Paderewski (5200)

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Tsar Family Queen Victoria MAP PEI-HO PEKIN Beijing PRETORIA BOER WAR Nurses British Hospital Wynberg

The Sphere

Original Antique Newspaper

DATED 1900


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 Czar and Czaritza and Their Daughter Visiting The Queen at Balmoral - Full front page (which is detached and has several repaired tears only affecting the borders) showing Queen Victoria - Albert Edward Prince of Wales - The Czar - The Czaritza Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna of Russia (Victorias Grandaughter ) - Czars Baby Daughter probably Grand Duchess Olga ). The Headline reads"Abolition of Exile to Siberia"

The King of Ashantis Royal Umbrella - Now in the Possession of the Queen at Windsor

An old Soldier of 1872 - An Imperial Yeoman for South AFrica - Mr Stephen Perry of St Barnabas parish Holloway

Ireland - Celtic Relics found on the West Coast of Ireland - The Irish Crown Authorities want them back

Playing Golf at Midnight in Shetland on the Annsbrae Links, Lerwick

Nyon on Lake Geneva Where the Khedive is Taking the Waters

Lord Wolseley Inspecting the Boys at the Duke of York's School

The Regulars Shooting at 200 Yards at Bisley

Some of the Charities Opened by Royalty During the Last Two Weeks - St Olaves Union SE (sketch)by the Princ and Princess of Wales - - - The Jenny Lind Home at Norwich by the Princess of Wales - - - The Princess Mary home at Bognor by Duchess of York

The Crowd Waiting for Her Majestys Forces in Pretoria - "Lord Roberts is Coming!" ... full page drawn by A. Pearse from a photograph by Lord Rosslyn - a busy scene in the square

Stamford Bridge Amateur Athletic Championships

Pole Jump Won by B. Johnson of New York - over 11ft

High Jump Won By J. K. Baxter of Pennsylvania - over 6ft

Long Jump Won By A. C. Kraenzlein of Pennsylvania - nearly 23ft

Half Mile Race Won by A. E. Tysoe of Salford


Oxford Versus Cambridge at Lords - The Luncheon Hour

Cambridge Going Off to Lunch

From The Pei-Ho to Pekin - A Birds Eye View of the Disturbed Area In China a wonderful page of a diagrammatical map drawn by Percy Home showing the Great Wall of China - the Walled City of Pekin ( Beijing ) - Tung Chow - Chung Liang Cheng - Hiang Ho - Hun Ho River - Tientsin showing the French English and German Concessions - Grand Canal - Peimo River - Taku Village and Forts - Tangku Fort - Warships in the Gulf of Pechili - and more. - - info Pei-Ho - Hai River - Bai He

Assassination Attempt of the prince of Wales

M. Crocius Who Saved the Prince of Waless Life at Brussels

Sipido with His Fellow Conspirators, and His Counsel - Five Sketches Taken in Court by a Correspondent in Brussels redrawn by T. Walter Wilson

The Plotters Place of Meeting - Cafe Chaussee de Waterloo at Brussels

How The Boers Checked Bullers Pursuit at Bothas pass by Firing the Grass in Front of Our Cavalry full page drawn by A. Pearse from a sketch by Henry Lea of Howick Natal

Two Electric Light Projectors Captured from the Boers at Colenso - Made By Siemens of Berlin

Sir Henry Colville

Elands Laagte Station - After the Boer Evacuation

Hon. C. M. Evans-Freke of 16th Lancers Wounded Orange Grove

A Nurse - Miss Mary Kingsley's Body Being Taken Out to Sea at the Cape on HMS Monarch died at Simons Town Whilst nursing Boer Prisoners of War

Nurse - Miss Caroline Fishwick contracted fever at the military hospital near Ladysmith and died

Colonel Bertram and His Favourite Four in Hand Cape Cart at Stellenbosch

Conveying Corn to Market in Natal

Some of the Nurses at Wynberg Hospital a group of six nurses taking tea

A Ward in the Hospital at Wynberg

South Africa - The Entry of Field Marshal Lord Roberts and Soldiers Into Pretori the Capital of theTransvaal double page with a blank reverse drawn by Sidney Paget from a photograph taken by "Our Special Representative, The Earl of Rosslyn Who While a Prisoner of War Sent off the Historic Telegram Announcing the Surrender of Pretoria "

The War From the Boer Point of View

A Boer Funeral at the Cape

Camp at the Cape Where the Boer Prisoners are Kept

The Boers Filled the Town Hall of Newcastle with Furniture and Then Fired The Place

British Officers Interrogating Mr Kelly a Free Stater

Boer Prisoners En Route for St Helena

The Chinese Crisis (small tear to top border of this page)

The " Jelunga " Leaving Portsmouth Harbour With The Naval Brigade for China

Royal Marine Artillery Embarking on the Jelunga

Stores for the Naval Brigade Embarking at Portsmouth on the Jelunga view of the dockside etc

Three Native Cartoons, Chinese Drawings, That Have Caused the Riots, on the Attitude of the Chinese to Foreigners - ..."The Pig Goat Bastards"... - - - Tunan Exterminating Monsters - - - The Lion Destroying the Pigs and Goats The Goats are the foreigners and the Pig is a Christian

Native Cartoons - Tigers Exterminating the Goats - - - Shooting the Hog and Decollating the Goats - - - The Iron Halberd Splitting up Heresy

The Chinaman as The colleague of the Foreigner - Mr Archibald Little and Some Traders - Niah Fu Mr Ways Interpreter - Mr Herbert Way Mining Engineer - Wang Tse Fan Compradore - Chungking - Mr James W. Nicholson Manager of Chungking Trading Co. At Chungking - Mr Archibald J. Little agent of Yangtse Trading Col. - SenHsi Yuen Asst. Compradore - Lu Sui-tung Secretary to Mr Little

Tientsin Plain under Water in the Wet Season - info Tianjin

The Great Wall of Pekin Which Shuts off China from Wester Civilisation - info. Beijing

Paderewskis Villa Near The Lake of Geneva

The Gardens of Paderewski s Villa

Medallion of paderewski

Paderewskis Dogs

Paderwski in His Study

The Greatest Pianist in the World - Paderewski ... - full page

the Wooden Walls of Old England - The Passing of HMS Albion - full page drawn by Charles W. Wyllie The Building of HMS Duncan at The Thames Ironworks at Blackwall - Twin Screw Battleship - full page drawn by Charles W. Wyllie

An Irish Beauty Immortalised by Romney - Miss Elizabeth Tighe a full page

Clayesmore School at Enfield

A Squad of Boys Going to Work

A Squad on the Rifle Butts

Some of the Young Workmen on a Mound of Their Making - the schoolboys in their top hats

Jupiter - W. G.Grace the famous cricketer

Thomas Hayward

A small engraving of 1780 cricket match - - Putting down The Matting at Pretoria in 1898

New Zealand Veterans Who Fought in the Crimea with Lady Ranfurly

New Zealand Veterans Who Fought in the Indian Mutiny including Bishop Cowie

The Victorian Bush contingent Leaving melbourne to Fight The Boers - drawn by A. Pearse from a sketch by A.Evans

Mr Edward Clodd - writer

Sale of The Late Duke of Westminsters Yearlings at Newmarket showing each horse

At the Henley Regatta - A Night Effect drawn by Dudley Hardy RI a wonderful full page drawing

The Late Alderman Morgan of Aberdare

Rev. F.B. Meyer President of The Christian Endeavour Conference

Mr C. M..Sheldon Author of In His Steps

Captain Jellicoe of HMS Centurion Wounded

Midshipman C. C. Dix Killed Two Chinese and Saved a Tar

G.Cookson Captain of the Harrow Eleven

Captain Charles Fitzclarence Wont he VC at Mafeking

Captain Sir John Milbanke Won VC near Colesberg

The Late Mr Franklyn McLeay - - - Mr Mcleay in Rip Van Winkle

Herr Slezak as Siegfried

Frau Gulbranson opera singer

Miss Louise Homer Opera singer

Fraulein Scheff singer

Mlle Rosa Olitzka singer

The Blessing of the Sea at Ostend

Wedding of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Countess Sophie Chotek at Reichstadt

Fashions - Silk Blouse and Hat - - - Goodwood Chiffon Gown and Hat

Henley - Houseboat "Miranda"...

Henley - Houseboat "Summerholme"

Henley - Trinity Hall winners of the Wyfold Challenge Cup

R. B. Etherington-Smith and W. Dudley Ward

Mellins Food For Infants - advert; tear to side.


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:

What To See In London Theatres

The Newsletter - London Week By Week

The Attempted Assassination of the Prince of Wales - The Strange Acquittal of the Boy Sipido in Brussels

Progress of the War In South Africa

The British Base Hospital at Wynberg near Cape Town

The Attitude of the Chinese to Foreigners - Native Cartoon that Have Caused Riots

Paderewski at Home near Lake Geneva

Chronicles of Cricket - Changes in the World Famed Game - List of scores by W. G. Grace adn Thomas Hayward in 1895

A Literary Letter

In The Palace of the King: Love Story of Old Madrid by F. Marion Crawford - Chapter II

The Outlook on Foreign Affairs by A. R. Ropes

Woman's Sphere by Angela

It measures 425 x 300 mm (16.75 x 11.75 inches). There is some age yellowing. The front page is detached and placed inside the newspaper. The back page has tear to the bottm of the Mellins adv.The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor 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. The detailed list above 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, 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 Sphere issues are applied in a yearly sequence and do not always start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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Product Code 5220 (Wt.390g) SORRY, THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD
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