1901 THE SKETCH Magazine Lily Brayton Wynyard Hall Bowman Sisters Bewdley Spong 4540

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Weekly Victorian Magazine: 20 pages (40 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 Lily Brayton as Juliet' (full front page) Photo by Histed

'Londoners and The Yacht Races: Our Special Expert Strolls Around Town' Full page sketch by Tom Browne

'The International Yachting Contest, English Enthusiasts Watching a Race From a Steam Yacht' Full page bu G/ Wright

'Queen Alexzandra at Sandringham: A Hitherto Unpublished Photograph by Princess Charles of Denmark'

'King Edward VII on Deeside, His Majesty As Colonel of The Gordon Highlanders'

'The King Of Denmark, The Late Emperor of Russia ( Alexander III ) and King Edward VII (as Prince of Wales) Playing Billiards at Fredensborg Palace' - - 'The Same Picture As Reproduced In A Russian Illustrated Paper. Puzzle: Find Alexander III'(The Russian Censor would have appeared to have removed him from the picture)

'President Roosevelts Children: Ethel - Theodore - Alice - Quentin - Kermit - Archibald'

'Captain Sycamore, The Skipper of Shamrock II'

'Wynyard Hall, The Seat of Lord Londonderry, Where The Engagement of Lady Helen Stewart to Lord Stavordale Was Formally Announced'

'Mrs J. C. Bell, Wife of The New Senior Sheriff of the City of London' - - 'Mr Alderman J. C. Bell'

'Mrs Horace B. Marsxhall, Wife of the New Junior Sheriff of The City of London' - - 'Mr Horace Brooks Marshall'

'Miss Gaynor Rowlands, A Particularly Pretty Gaiety Girl, Playing in the Toreador'

'Mr Edward F. Spence, Dramatic Critic of The Westminster Gazette and New President of the O.P. Club'

'Invitation to Mr Cecil Aldins Exhibition'

'Rival Companies on Board: A Group of the "Royal Necklace" adn "Second in Command" Principals Taken on The Connaught'

'Popular Players on Tour: Some of the "Second in Command" Principals , Taken on The Connaught'

'Lady Beatrix Herbert, Daughter of The Earl and Countess of Pembroke' Photo by Russell and sons

'Opening of The Covent Garden Fancy Dress Ball Season: Programme Design, Showing the New Sunny South Scene'

The Clever Bowman Sisters: 'Miss Isa Bowman as The Up to Date Girl' - - 'Miss Empsie Bowman as Oberon' - - 'Miss Nellie Bowman as Tatania' - - 'Miss Maggie Bowman as Puck' All on one full page Photos by Alfred Ellis and Walery, and Taber's Studios

'After The Revels: A Scene in Covent Garden MArket'

'Miss Constance Collier' Full page Photo by Bassano

Great Birmingham Welsh Water Works 'Great Bridge by Which The Aqueduct Crosses The Severn at Bewdley' - - 'A View Taken at The Side of the Great Submerged Dam of Careg Ddu'

'Miss Ethel Matthews at The Shaftesbury Theatre' Full page Photo by Langfier

'Seville: General View of The Palace of San Telmo' - - 'Aranjuez: The Royal Palace From The Gate of The Gardens' - - 'The Escurial Palace and Monastery'

King Alfonso of Spain as a SoldierS - 'King Alfonso About to Start For the Military Manoeuvres' - - 'King Alfonso and Colonel Lariga in The Caro De Campo'

Scenes From The Dainty Comic Opera "Kitty Grey" At The Apollo Theatre Photos by Bassano: - 'The Baron and Baroness De Tregue, Mr Maurice Farkoa and Miss Edna May' - - 'The Baroness Catches Her Husband Making Love to Kitty grey in Kittys Dressing Room at The Theatre. With Miss Evie Greene'

'Miss Edna May In The Becoming Bathing Gown That She Wears in The First Act of Kitty Grewy at THe Apollo theatre' Full page Photo by Bassano

'A Group of Fair Toreadors at The GaietyTheatre'

'A Seaside Show at Earls Court: A Trip on The Canton River' Full page

'At The Glasgow Exhibition: How The Scotch Take Their Pleasures' Full page sketch by Frank Reynolds'

'The Christian in London' Full page comedy sketch by John Hassall

'Sons of the Shamrock' Full page comedy Sketch by Phil May

'Mr Isaac Henderson, Author of The Mummy and The Hummingbird to be Produced Tomorrow Night at Wyndhams Theatre'

'A beautiful Scenic Effect in Kitty Grey At The Apollo Theatre, The Hotel at Biarritz, Specially painted by Mr W. B. Spong'

'Miss Mollie Lowell, of The Lyric Theatre' with bicycle

'Mr A. C. Maclaren Who is Taking Out A Cricket Team To Australia'

'Fashions, An Evening Gown - A Smart Tailor Made Trimmed with Caracul''

'Gold Chain of Honour Presented to Mr Horace Brooks Marshall'

'A Group of Rhodesian Natives' - - 'Macheckie Railway Bridge on The Salisbury Line, Mashonaland Railway'


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 Man on The Wheel' Cycling

'Racing Notes by Captain Coe'

'The Clubman'

'Departure of Sir Henry Irving'Mr John Philip Sousa in London'

'President Roosevelt at Home'

'Some Sportsmen: Major Markham'

'Musical and Theatrical Gossip'

'The Man on The Wheel' Cycling

'Racing Notes by Captain Coe'

'City Notes'

SleekburnC. 0910

A wonderful insight into theatre, stage, royalty, society, sport, fashion and many other activities of the day "a journal of art and actuality".

This is an original used magazine not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

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, 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 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 descriptive text in my listing, details 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 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 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 Sketch issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1.


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