1904 THE SKETCH Magazine EMILIA DILKE Leicester Firemen Engine DUDLEY HARDY Edwardian FASHION (2162

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Original Antique Victorian Magazine Dated 1904: Margaret Halstan CONSTANCE COLLIER Maudi Darrell SAN CARLO OPERA COMPANY Music Hall CORA BROWN-POTTER The Bus Driver ANNIE HUGHES. Plus much more; a great gift idea.

Original Victorian Magazine THE SKETCH Maudi Darrell CONSTANCE COLLIER Margaret Halstan SAN CARLO OPERA COMPANY Cora Brown-Potter THE BUS DRIVER Edwardian Fashion 



Original Victorian Magazine

Dated 1904

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 Margaret Halstan THe Well Known Actress Who's Engagement to Mr John Hartman Morgan, of the Inner Temple, Has Just Been Announced - full page (Fp) frontispiece photo by Gainsborough Studio.

"A Wife Without A Smile" Mr Pinero's Bitter Joke. The Dancing Doll and the Other Puppets at Wyndhams Theatre - Fp sketches by Ralph Cleaver.

King Edward and The Kaiser: A Significant Photograph Taken At Kiel In June of this Year.

Mr Charles Morton - just resigned as Manager of Palace Theatre.

Mr John Hartman Morgan Engaged to Be Married to Miss Margaret Halstan.

Mr Alfred Butt to Succeed Mr Morton As Stage Manager reive of the Palace Theatre.

Miss Maudi Darrell As Denise in Veronique at the Apollo - fp photo by Ellis and Walery, of Baker Street London W.

Queen Victoria and Her Two Daughters, Princess Victoria and Princess Maud, on Board The Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert - along with The Hon. Charles Knollys and other officers.

Lady Delamere an Enthusiastic Traveller and Explorer; Daughter of Lord and Lady Enniskillen - small photo by Thomson of new Bond St. Info. nee Florence Anne Cole.

Miss Violet Wood - Announcing Her Engagement to Mister Patrick de Bathe.

Lady Peel Wife of Sir Robert Peel - small photo by H. Walter Barnett of Hyde Park Corner. Info. Florence Anne Cole

Emilia Lady Dilke Wife of Sir Charles Dilke.

Captain Spender Clay - photo by Beresford; announcing his engagement to Miss Pauline Astor.

Miss E. Mackenzie (Niece of Mrs Dick-Cunyngham) To Be Married To Captain Wolfe Murray. Info. nee Evelyn Mary Hay nee Mackenzie.

The Eastern Sketch Illustrated: A Compliment From the Far East: The Poster (by W. R. Prior) of the FIrst Illustrated Paper of China.

Mrs Edmund Maurice (Miss Annie Hughes) And Her Children.

The End of the Stratford on Avon Squabble: The New Carnegie Free Library Near Shakspere's House Erected in Place of Some Miserable Little Cottages.

Harry tate in His New Fishing Sketch at the London Pavilion.

Mrs Brown Potter as Santuzza in a Dramatic Version of "Cavaleria Rusticana" at The Savoy - From a Sketch by Mortimer Menpes. Info. Mary Cora Urquhart Brown-Potter American Actress.

Artists Sitters By Dudley Hardy: The Classic - fp.

MRs Katherine Cecil Thurston. Info. Irish novelist.

Mr Henry Ainley and Miss Eleanor Robson in Merely Mary Ann at the Duke of York's Theatre - hp photo by Beresford.

Miss Norah Kerin and Mr Basil Gill in The Tempest at His Majestys - hp.

Three scenes on a full page from His Majestys Servant at The Imperial: Mr Norman KcKinnel - Mr H. V. Esmond - Mr A. E. George and Miss Evelyn Millard.

Also two scenes on a fp showing Mr A. E. Goeorge - Mr H. V. Esmond - Miss Darragh - Mr Lewis Waller - Miss Evelyn Millard and others.

The Bus Driver: An Illustrated View by P. V. Bradshaw - fp comical sketches.

Signor Rodolf Angelini-Fornari - Baritone.

Miss Aline May - Soprano.

Signorina Margot Kaftal - Soprano.

The San Carlo Grand Opera Company at Covent Garden: Signora Celestina Buoninsegna Soprano - Signora Eeonora De Cisneros Mezzo-Soprano miel - Signor Vittorio Arimondi Basso - Signor Pasquale Amati Baritone - Signor Francisco Vignas Tenor - Signor Giuseppe Anselmi Tenor. FP c.keenlyside.

Overheard at the Vaudeville: Gibson Girl to Gibson Man - sketch by Spirit.

Mr Egerton Castle The Well Known Novelist - small photo by H. McCaul and E. Dickson.

The Humourist in the Streets of London: Hero Worship - Fp by Frank Reynolds RI showing a boy smoking and a younger boy, holding a babys hand, looking up to him.

Dahn Our Alley: A Noo Biby - Fp ,from a series of sketches by Frank Chesworth, showing a gathering of ladies admiring a new baby.

Studies of Children by John Hassall: The Alpine Climbers Son - Fp showing two boys making a precarious climbing tower out of various household items.

Mr Mark Kinghorne as Sir Gavin Mackenzie MD in "The Garden of Lies" at St James's.

Miss Tessie Hackney Appearing in Veronique at the Apollo.

Mr Henry Russell Director of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company.

The Kilties Band Now on Tour in the Provinces - a group photo taken at Ballater upon the occasion of the "Command" Performance before his Majesty at Balmoral showing a large group dressed in traditional Scottish highland costumes.

The Fastest Fire Engine in the World: The First Aid Engine Built for the City of LEicester by The Wolseley Company, Can Travel Thirty Five Miles An Hour - showing the fire engine with firemen aboard. sleekburnc.

Mr Horation Bottomley's Wargrave, Winner of the Cesarewitch - race horse.

The Newmarket Meeting: Start for the Maiden Two Year Old Stakes.

Fashion: The New Winter Coat of Seal and Sable; and A Charming Model At Ernests of Regent St.

Mr John Brinsmead - info. of Brinsmead Pianos.

General View of Premier Diamond Mine. Info. South Africa (Cullinan).

A Pass for The Front: A War Artists Permit to Join The Russian Forces in the Field - a pass issued to Mr Julius Mendes Price (aka 'Imp') Special War Artist of the Illustrated London News.

Miss Constance Collier - Four full page photographic studies in costume.


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:

Moteley Notes By Keble Howard - Chicot.

The Clubman.

Small Talk of the Week.

My Morning Paper. By The Man in The Train.

The Stage From The Stalls by E. F. S. "Monocle" - A Wife Without a Smile.

The Shepherd by S. L. Bensusan - short story.

The San Carlo Grand Opera Company at Covent Garden.

The Literary Lounger - by O.O.

Five New Books - Beatrice of Venice by Max Pemberton - the Garden of Allah by Robert Hichens - Emmanuel Burden by Hilaire Belloc - In Dewisland by S. Baring-Gould - Sir Arthur Sullivan By B. W. Findon.

A Novel in a Nutshell by E. R. Punshon - A Most Successful Joke.

Heard in The Green Room - various with mention of Mr Frederick Harrison and Cyril Maud; Mr Fred Terry; Miss Margaret Halstan; Mr Charles Morton; etc .

Keynotes by Common Chord - various, with mention of . to Mr Alfred Schulz-Curtius; Madame Blanche Marchesi; Mr Alexander Mackenzie; loght Mr Tertius Noble and The York Choir; Mr Ivor Atkins etc.

The Man on The Car.

The World of Sport by Captain Coe.

Our Ladies Page by Sybil.

A Notable Nonagenarian Mr John Brinsmead.

Notes From Berlin - with mention of Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry; German Crown Prince and Duchess Cecilie, Grand Duke michael Nicolajevitsch; Admiral Alexeieff at Mukden, General Kuropatkin.

City Notes (the markets, stocks, shares etc) with various: Getting into Swing - Mexico and Other Railway Stocks - Of Stocks, Sound and Unsound - Amongst the Mines including the Premier Diamond Mine - Our Stroller in Throgmorton Street - Answers t Correspondents. sleekburnc. 1910


The Sketch was a British illustrated weekly newspaper/magazine with a high photographic content, published between February 1893 and June 1959, by the Illustrated London News Company. It was primarily a Victorian society magazine with regular features on royalty and the aristocracy, theatre, music hall, sports, arts etc.

Twenty pages (40 sides). It measures 360 x 250 mm (14.25 x 9.75 "). The orig. advertising wrap/cover is missing. The front page (frontispiece) is intact. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. 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 images are in black and white 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 other 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 carry on from the previous issue and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels. IMPORTANT This postal service does not include tracking. If tracking is required please contact me for prices.

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