1901 THE SKETCH MAGAZINE (8440) Marie Tempest Violet LLoyd Ritters Park Hotel Beringer

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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 21 pages ( 42 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:


Miss Marie Tempest as becky sharp at the prince of wales - Full front page, from a photograph by Mendelssohn (small tear to bottom border, affecting title)

Mrs Minnie Maddern Fiske from photo by Sarony

Miss Annie Hughes photo by Bassano

Scenes from the new military drama ' a man of his word ' at the imperial - 2 half page views of Mr Waring, Mr H B Irving, (small tear to top border, not affecting image or text)

lake in front of the Homburg ' cure ' house - photo by Voigt

The pan celtic congress in Dublin singing let erin remember

The arch druid receiving the delegates in Dublin photo by Lafayette

Mr Cosmo Stuart

Mr Robert Hichens, photo by Collis Canterbury

Mr Melville Ellis photo ,Alfred Ellis and Walery

Miss Irene Rooke, photo Alfred Ellis and Walery

Statue of the late duke of Devonshire erected in Eastbourne photo by Lavis

Cycling at Devonshire park eastbourne

Foot race at devonshire park

Mr Arthur A'Beckett

Elevation of the new hall for the institute of Journalists Tudor street drawn by H L Florence

Miss Maisie Turner recently at the Oxford , photo by W Whiteley

Ganna sidings disaster cape colony : Parade after the fight

Ganna sidings disaster : Remains of the train after the fire

Soldiers rescued from the ganna sidings disaster : the men leaving for the north after the fight from photos by edgcome, Beaufort West

The late M Edmond Audran photo by Pierre Petit

Mrs Langtry on tour with Miss Goldsmith, Dorothy Hammond and Mr Gregory - photo by Earl of Rosslyn

The aquarium theatre Yarmouth

Life at Homburg - Drinking the waters - small half page

Two half page views of Ritters park hotel Homburg - The King and Queen, and : Dejeuner on the terrace photos by Voigt

Full page portrait of Miss Violet LLoyd one of the witches of ' The Toreador ' at the Gaiety photo Alfred Ellis and Walery

Deer in Bonnie Scotland - 2 half page views : The cairngorm mountains from Glenmore & Stag from the forest of Glen Etive photos by G W Wilson

Mr Marcus M Mayer

The columbia close hauled on a port Tack photo by Burton

a full page of 4 poses by miss Susie Raymonde, a clever young music hall artiste photos by London Stereoscopic Company

A Full page drawing : The revival of Croquet by Ernest Sherie - a scene at Sheen house with Colonel Needham

Full page portrait of Mr Herbert Waring ( Capt Meredith in a man of his word ) photo Alfred Ellis and Walery

a full page portrait of Miss Esme Beringer in her piquant fencing ' Turn ' at the palace photo W and D Downey

Full page portrait of Miss Annette Fengler - American singer photo by Hana

Full page drawing/cartoon showing a Lady artist

Miss Dorothea Baird ( Mrs H B Irving ) Photo by Thomas

full page cartoon - the scorcher scorched ( about cyclists ) drawn by Howard Somerville

Full page Cartoon - drawn by Dudley Cleaver - ada Reeve

Landing a thames trout at Boveney wier, near Windsor - Small half page

The racing alley tattersall's

The auction roon Tattersall's

An auction at Tattersall's

Miss Le Fanu Robertson author of Daughter of Erin

a scene from daughter of Erin photo by Lafayette

Miss Hilda Hanbury of a man of his word photo by Langfier

`Miss Fanny Brough photo Alfred Ellis and Walery

Mr Yorke Stephens new manager of Terry's theatre photo Alfred Ellis and Walery

Mr James Welch who plays the [part of Ferdinand le Brun in the Giddy goat photo by Langfier

Garin - The winner of the great race from Paris to Brest and Back

The world of sport - Victoria racing club Grand national steeplechase (showing Carbineer, Pirate King and Shoddy) - further image showing Freedom

Ladies pages and fashion inc - A gown of white and red for Trouville and A continental casino toilette

The right rev Handley carr Glyn Moule - Bishop of Durham photo by Lyddell Sawyer

Mr M A Holbein the great cyclist and miel swimmer ( and his attempt to swim the English channel ) - two photographs by Thomas - one dressed, one swimming  

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:

The Clubman

The Chaperon

The Man in the Street


Small Talk of the Week

The Social Jester by Chicot

Hors D'Oeuvres

Deer Forests and Deer Stalkers

A Cosmopolitan anager - Mr Marcus M. Mayer

Boudoir Interviews by Keble Howard - Miss Dorothea Baird and Mrs H. B. Irving

A Novel in a Nutshell - The Happy Ending by Horace Wyndham - short story

The Literary Lounger - by O.O. Sleekburnc.

Musical and Theatre Gossip

The Man on the Wheel - Cycling column by JFF

The World of Sport

Racing Notes by Captain Coe

Our Ladies Page - frocks and Furbelows by Sybil

The New Bishop of Durham - Rev Handley Carr Glyn Moule

City Notes including 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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