1904 THE SKETCH Magazine LILY BRAYTON Marie Tempest STEPHANIE LEVITA Edwardian Stage COCKNEY (7160)

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Antique Edwardian Society Magazine THE SKETCH Dated 1904 OLGA NETHERSOLE Lily Brayton MARIE TEMPEST Stephanie Levita CLEO DE MERODE Cockney Cartoon. Plus much more; see main description

Edwardian Magazine THE SKETCH Date 1904 Olga Nethersole LILY BRAYTON Cleo de Merode OLIVE MORRELL Cockney Cartoon

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:

Lily Brayton as The Duchess of Andol in The Prayer of The Sword - full page (fp) frontispeice cover photograph if the actress by Ellis and Walery, Baker St, London W.

The King and Queen of Portugal Visiting London: En Route to The Guildhall - fp of sketches by Ralph Cleaver.

The Royal Guests at a Windsor Shooting Party - group photograph by Hills and Saunders of Eton showing: Princess Victoria; Prince of Wales; The Queen (Alexandra); Marquis de Soveral; Prince Christian; Duke of Connaught; Queen AMelie miel of Portugal; King Edward; King Carlos of Portugal - and others.

Three stage scenes from A Wife Without a Smile at Wyndham's Theatre: Miss Marie Illington - Dion Boucicault - Miss Lettice Fairfax - Miss Dorothy Grimston - Mr C. M. Lowne - - Mr Henry Kemble - fp shwoing x3photos by Ellis and Walery, Baker St. London.

George The Prince of Wales - photo by LAngfier, Old Bond St, London. info. Later George V.

The New Earl of Northbrook - info. Francis George Baring. Loght.

Their Majesties Representatives in Canada: The Earl and Countess Grey - x2photos by Lafayette, and Russell. Info. Albert Henry George Grey - nee Alice Holford.

The Queen of Italy and Her Baby, Prince of Piedmont - photo by Abeniacar of Rome.

Lady Katharine Brand Daughter of Duke of Buccleuch.

Mr John R. Wingfield - Lady Violet Poulett - x2 photos announcing their forthcoming marriage.

Mrs Rupert Beckett, Daughter of Lord Berkeley Paget.

Mrs Arthur Levita the Niece of The Duke of Fife - photograph by Esme Collings, Bond St London. Info. nee Stephanie Agnes Cooper.

Mlle Cleo De Merode the Famous Parisian Danseuse - two ladies sitting in a restaurant.

Betwixt Two Fires - from a drawing by C. Douglas Mackenzie.

At a Country Horse Fair: Gipsies - fp drawing by Frank Reynolds RI.

Mr Lewis Waller as Monsieur Beaucaire.

Miss Olive Morrell a Favourite of The Musical Comedy Stage and Playing in "The Catch of The Season" at The Vaudeville - fp photograph by Foulsham and Banfield.

West Dean Park, Chichester, Residence of Mr and Mrs Willie James - x5photos:

Mr and Mrs Willie James - x2photos by Russell, and Alice Hughes.

West Dean Park Mansion from The Park.

The Louis XVI Drawing Room - half page (hp).

The Entrance Hall - hp photo by Russell and Sons, Southsea.

Bygone Sportsmen: "Old Jim" - fp; a coachman from a drawing by Cecil Aldin.

The Shooting Season and Some Famous Guns: Sir Richard Musgrave - Lord Willoiughby de Eresby - Lord Stavordale - x3photos.

Shooting Season: Earl Howe - Duke of Portland - Earl of Stradbroke - Earl of Wilton - Reive - Count Mensdorff - Earl Carrington - fp showing x6photos.

At The Children's Fance Dress Ball - funny sketch/cartoon drawn by Charles Harrison.

Julia Frankau ("Frank Danby") Author of Bacccarat.

The Humourist on Tour: The Actor and Mr and Mrs Nye-Broke ... - fp from a drawing by R.C. Carter.

Dahn Our Alley: The Brokers Man - fp drawn by Frank Chesworth; a cockney scene.

An Autumn Cruise in Holland and Sketched by Dudley hardy from the Yacht "Mollihawk" - fp by Dudley Hardy.

Miss Doris Stocker, Playing in "The Cingalee" at Daly's Theatre - photo by Bassano.

Miss Alys Bateman the Soprano - photo by Foulsham and Banfield.

Lady Aileen Wyndham-Quin Daughter of Lord Dunraven - photo by Alice Hughes of Gower St, London.

"Held Up": Zena and Phyllis Dare and Miss Nina Sevening on a Twelve Horse Power Gladiator Car in Battersea Park - photo by Bassano showing a policeman stopping the car.

Hockey and Chiswick v. Holland: Chiswick Centre the Ball.

The Dutch Hockey Team: Miss D. del Cour - Miss Van de Poll - Mrs Van Sminia - Miss del Cour - Miss N. D'Olleman - Miss Vas Visser - Miss E. D'Ollman.

Fashion: Chinchilla and Caracul Walking Gown - A Handsome Opera Cloak.

Madame Batavia the Italian Circus Bear in the Dress She Wore at the Covent Garden Ball - photo by Photolinol Studios, Holland Park Ave.

A Substitute for the Pneumatic Tyred Motor Wheel: The Empire Spring Wheel. c.keenlyside.

A Luncheon and Tea Basket For HM The King of Portugal.

Beira: The Chiveve River 1892 - And in 1902. Info. Mozambique.

Vinola Soap - hp advert.

Marie Tempest Supplement:

Miss Marie Tempest with her Dogs, Ness and Nelly - photo by Fall of Baker St. - fp with a photo set within an artistic border.

As The Sorceress in "A Greek Slave" - fp photo by Ellis and Walery of Baker St London.

In "The Geisha" - photo by Ellis and Walery showing her on a bicycle in theatrical dress.

As "San Toy" - fp photo.

As "Becky Sharp" - fp photo. 


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:

Motley Notes by Keble Howard (Chicot) - with a header sketch by Tom Browne.

The Clubman.

Small Talk of the Week.

Full page showing whats on at the theatres etc.

Small Talk on The Boulevards (French gossip)

My Morning Paper by the Man In The Train.

The Stage From the Stalls by E. F. S (Monocle).

Homes and Their Owners: West Dean Park, Chichester.

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

The Shooting Season: Some Famous Guns.

The Literary Lounger by O.O. - book reviews.

Four New Books (reviews): Baccarat by Frank Danby - The Blue Moon by Laurence Housman - Atoms of Empire by Cutliffe Hyne - The Career of Harold Ensleigh by Walter B. Harris.

Novel in A Nutshell: Mamma, Irene, and Myself by Beatrix M. De Burgh - short story.

Heard in The Green Room - theatre gossip.

Keynotes - musical scene.

The Man on The Car - motoring column.

The World of Sport by Captain Coe.

Our Ladies' Page by Sybil.

City Notes; Answers to Correspondents. 2311


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-one pages (42sides). 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. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.  

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Product Code 7160 (Wt. 280g)
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