1904 THE SKETCH Magazine GEORGE ROBEY Gertie Millar H C SANDY Cartoon (3160)

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Original Antique Magazine Dated 1904 THE SKETCH Theatrical, Society, Music Hall and Sporting content with a feature on Miss Pauline Chase etc. Plus much more; see main description

Edwardian Magazine THE SKETCH 1904 Society THEATRICAL Sporting MUSIC HALL Gertie Millar PAULINE CHASSE Duke and Duchess Devonshire


Original Weekly Issue

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 Pauline Chase - Full front page portrait photo by Ellis and Walery, of Baker Street, London W.

The Annual Oyster Feast at Colchester - Sketches by Ralph Cleaver - Judge Tindal Atkinson - Mayor Councillor E. H. Barritt - Capt R. B. Farquhar - The Rt. Hon Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman - Alderman A. Johnston JP - and others - Full page.

Mr George Robey as Frantic The Fearless in His New Gladiatorial Song.

Sectional Drawing of the Interior of The Empress Club Showing the Entire Property - with Dover Street Frontage and Berkley Street Frontage Mayfair.

The Dining Room at The Empress Club - a ladies club.

Princess Charles of Denmark The Kings Third Daughter.

The Visit of Princess Christian to South africa: Group Taken at the Pretoria Residence of the Commander In Chief Lieutenant General Sir Henry J. T. Hildyard KCB - General Sir W. Taylor - General Hildyard - Princess Christian - Colonel Brown Military Secretary - Lady Hildyard - Princess Victoria of Schleswig Holstein - Captain Hildyard.

Mister Edwin A. Abbey RA.

Mrs Patrick Beamish Daughter of Colonel Pitcairn Campbell.

Miss Meda Hurst - actress.

Prelle's Dogs at Alhambra.

Miss Hilda Hammerton.

Miss Ethel Byrne as Cupid in "The Tempest" At His Majestys - full page with four poses of Cupid. Photos by Ellis and Walery

A Pencil Sketch of Mr Julius Price - Drawn by Himself on the Platform at Charing Cross.

The Modern Man Does Not Care for Club Life The Sketch - a sketch by C. Harrison.

Mr W. T. Stead The Least Experienced Playgoer in London, Writing a Dramatic Criticism.

Miss Madge Lessing - full page photo by Johnston and Hoffmann, Downshire Street, W.

Miss Gertie Millar as Lady Violet Anstruther in The Orchid at the Gaiety Theatre - full page photo by Ellis and Walery.

Art in Photography and Some Pretty Poses - fp showing x3photos:

Miss Lillah McCarthy Leading LAdy in The Master of Kingsgift at the Avenue - by Bassano.

Miss Maudi Darrell as Denise in Veronique at the Apollo - by Ellis and Walery.

Miss Florence Hillder on Tour in The Girl from Kay's - by Mark E. Mitchell of Harrogate.

A Challenge - a comical sketch drawn by Pinkis; with caption.

The Fantastic Side of Things Pictured by H. C. Sandy - - Jack's Come Home Today - - - - The Cloud Makers.


Far From the Madding Crowd - A Glimpse of Life at Lismore Castle:

The Duchess of Devonshire - full page photograph by Poole of Waterford. Info. Louisa Cavendish nee von Alten; former Montagu

The Duke of Devonshire - full page photograph.

Some Ticker Faces - Drawn By Charles Dana Gibson showing some newspaper or stock-broker types possibly, crowding around a ticker tape machine.

Miss Constance Smedley the Romantic Author. c.keenlyside.

The Humourist in the Country: The Visitor And The Little Man - full page comical sketch by Starr Wood.

Artists Sitters By Dudley Hardy: The Domesticated - Full page sketch.

A False Alarm in a Provincial Music Hall: Fire! - full page comical sketch by R. C. Carter shwoing a performing act as the alarm is raised.

An Interesting Theatrical Engagement: Mr Edward Terry The Famous Comedian - Lady Harris Widow of Sir Augustus Harries. Photos by Russell of Baker Street, W.

Miss Gleeson White a Talented Young Singer - photo by H. Walter Barnett of Hyde Park Corner.

Signor Giacomo Puccini The Celebrated Composer - photo by Varischi, Artico and Co of Milan.

Fifty Years HEnce - Father And Son - comical sketch by Starr Wood.

The Gatwick Meeting: Mr J. Musker's Henry the First, Winner of The Gatwick Stakes.

Gatwick Meeting: After a Selling Race, the Auctioneers Box - part of the airport now I presume.

Fashions: Coat, Hat and Muff inVelvet and Fur - - Coat of Caracul miel trimmed With Braid.

.."La Blanchaille " One of The Fastest Motor Boats of The Day - small photo by Herbert of WIndermere

The Central Egypt Exploration Companys Camp at Fowakir - photo

Mr Hayden Coffin and Miss Sybil Arundale in "The Cingalee" At Dalys - Full page.


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.

The Leading Ladies' Club of the World - The Empress.

Small Talk of the Week includes Our Soldier Prince Duke of Connaught - - - The Crimean Jubilee of Florence Nightingale - - - Lord Justice-Clerk - - - The Princess of Asturias - - - Decline of Tea.

Off To The Front - A Pen Sketch of Mr Julius Price - artist war correspondent and caricaturist for The Illustrated London News. Loght.

My Morning Paper. By The Man in The Train.

The Stage From The Stalls by E. F. S. " Monocle ".

Mr Suburb By Perceval Gibbon.

The Literary Lounger - by O.O.

Five New Novels - review reive column inlcuding The Abess of Vlaye by Stanley J. Weyman - Whosoever Shall Offence By F. Marion Crawford - Love Decides by charles Garvice - Kate of Kate Hall by Ellen Thorneycroft - The Silent Woman by " Rita ".

A Novel in a Nutshell by Herbert A. Morrah - The World Against Chaffit.

Heard in The Green Room.

Keynotes by Common Chord.

The Man on The Car.

The World of Sport by Captain Coe.

Our Ladies Page by Sybil.

City Notes including - - - Answers to Correspondents.

The Mere Man - Cricket with reference to Mr C. B. Fry - and other cricketers. 2610


The Sketch was a British illustrated weekly newspaper 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, sports and arts.

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; postage, packing etc is charged at cost.IMPORTANT This postal service does not include tracking. If tracking is required please contact me for prices. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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Product Code 3160 (Wt 300g)
Weight 0.3kg