1906 SKETCH MAGAZINE (8070) Haviland swimming Bateman Ruth Vincent Pigeon Shooting

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The Sketch. An original weekly issue of the Victorian / Edwardian Illustrated Arts Magazine - A wonderful insight into theatre, stage, royalty, society, sport, fashion and many other activities of the day "a journal of art and actuality".
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 19 pages ( 38 sides)
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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:

 
A Sea Flower: Mlle Adeline Genee Sets a New Fashion in Bathing Dresses  Full front page
 
 
Unco Guid New York: Outgrundying Mrs Grundy - The Raid on the Art Students League, New York
 A Life Class at Work at the Art Students League New York, Which Was Raided Recently By Mr Anthony Comstock, Who Seized a Wagon Load of Catalogues  
 Caricatures of Mr Anthony Comstock by One of the Students at the League  
 Another View of a Life Class at the Art Students League  
 Typical Students at the League  
 A Group of Students at Work  
Info.. Mr Anthony Comstock raided the league and confiscated catalogues on the ground that they contained drawings of the nude which were "indecent, obscene and subversive of public morals "
 
 
 No Need To Buy Smelling Salts Now! A First Aid Cabinet in a Street in Leicester  St John Ambulance Brigade First Aid Requisites
 Music as Bait for Fish: A Party of ANglers Seeking to Attract Fish by Playing to them  
 The Lady Gwendolen Cecil Libel Charge: Mrs Matilda Lavinia Stanley Who Has Been Committed For Trial on a Charge of Libelling Lady Gwendolen Cecil  
 The cost of Keeping "Mr President" - The Sums the Heads of Republics Cost Their Fellow Citizens Per Head  a full page showing President Clement Armand Fallieres of France and other presidents in a smaller form right down to the smallest being Ecuador
 Princess Frederick Charles of Hesse-Cassels Sons - The Princes Children Include Two sets of Twins (six boys)
 Hostess at the Meeting of the King And The Kaiser: Princess Frederick Charles of Hesse Cassel  
 Wife of the Millionaire Shot by Mr Harry Thaw - Mrs Stanford White  
 A Lord Mayor as Street Singer: Alderman Thewlis, Lord Mayor of Manchester  
 The Forthcoming Wedding of LAdy Brynmor Joness Daughter - Miss Rita E. Mocatta, Who is Engaged To Mr Herbert S. Leon  Photograph of the Lady
 Mr Charles T. L. Allix Who is to Marry The Hon. Hilda Strutt  
 The Hon. Hilda Strutt  
 A Popular Yachting Hostess: Lady Camden  
 Mascot to an American Fleet: Miss Edith Deacon  mascot of Admiral Bob Evans s Fleet
 Did The Cat, The Crew, or the Craft Win the Kings Cup and the Kaisers Cup for Sir Maurice Fitzgerald? The "Satanitas " Owner and Crew, and The Mascot Black Cat  
 The Proposed STatue to Ibsen  in Christiania by Gustav Vigeland
 Skipper of The Vessel that is Sailing to "Diamond" Island: Captian Grey of the " Xema "..
 The First French Lady to write a Tragedy: Mme Lucie Delarue-Mardrus  
 On Board The "Mystery" Vessel That is on its Way to Diamond Island: On the Deck of the Xema  - info..taking the representatives of a syndicate searching an un-named island, believed to be off the West Coast of Africa, for diamonds - with reference to the De Beers Company
 
 
A full page with three photos - A Fairy Island for the Little Crown Prince of Norway - Fortinbras, Godo Sound
 King Haakons Yacht Anchored Off Fortinbras  
 Fortinbras Formerly Called Solstraaleo, The Island Home Recently Presented to Prince Olaf of Norway  by Miss Ada Musgrove
 The South Front of Fortinbras  
 
 
 Mrs Russell Sage the Richest Woman in the United States  
 An Erasure That May Casue a Great Law Suit: Part of the Late Mr Russell Sages Will Showing the Date 1900 Altered to 1901  
 The German Crown Princes First Love: Fraulein Reta Walter  
 Alfonso Etcetera: King Carlos  Younger Brother  
 An Actress Who has Joined a Tombstone Society: Mlle Dicka  
 A 14,000 lb Shark Caught in San Pedro Bay  
 The Most Costly Ballast in the World  
 A Natal Native - A Man Who Will Only Wear Torn Clothes  
 A Telephone THat Enables you to See The Person You are Talking to  
A Chinese Coolie wearing a Straw Coat
 the Jewish King Lear: Mr Jacob P. Adler Who Plays David Moscheles, The Modern King Lear  
 What Could She Have Meant?  full page comical sketch by Frank Reynolds
 Expected to Meet Raphael! - Mrs Muchcash  full page humerous sketch by Dudley Hardy
 Pigeon Shooting New Style: The Latest Form of "Bird"  Clay Pigeon Shooting showing seven photographs on a full page
 The Late Mrs Craigie (" John Oliver Hobbes ")  
 
 
SUPPLEMENT, including :-
A full page with three photos of scenes from You never can tell at the court -0 showing, Mr Edmund Gwenn, Henrietta Watson, Dorothy Minto, James Hearn, Norman Page, Edmund Gurney, Lillah McCarthy, Henry Ainley
Full page drawing by Frank Havilasnd, Spirit of Wine (portrait of a lady with a glass of Sherry one of a series, this being number 6
Ghosts in the Badlands, The Red Indian as an Ibsenite. A page with 8 photos and paragraphs on each, entitled individually as :- Mrs Alving at the grave of Calamity Jane : Red Clouds Squaw : Indian squaws gambling at Pocatello Idaho : The travellers coach : Mrs Gay at the grave of wild Bill, Deadwood South Dakota : The Ghosts company on the red river : a typical cow puncher : Mrs Spotted Hawk, an Ibsen enthusiast
Lady Minto, wife of the viceroy of India - full page by Bourne and Shepherd
Double page scene from Amasis showing : Norman Salmond, Ruth Vincent, Roland Cunningham, Lauri De Frece, Herbert Ross, by Dover street Studios
A further full page with scenes from Amasisshowing :- Ruth Vincent, Roland Cunningham and Madge Vincent
full page by m manuel of paris, of a parisienne in her bed ready to receive guests
An extraordinary Long haired Donkey property of M O Coulais of Breuil
The sicilian cart to be used in Mr Hall Caines new drama (The Bondman)
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 The Coolest Summer Sport - Photographic Hints to The Swimmer  full page showing swimming and diving positions from a photograph by Reinhold Thiele
 "Eh, What!" - Temptation  a full page humorous sketch drawn by H. M. Bateman
 Miss Betty Hicks Daughter of Mr and Mrs Seymour Hicks  
 The Passion Play at Cabbe Roquebrune - A Scene in the Village  
 Mascot Extraordinary to the Harvard Crew: Master Wray  the son of the American Universitys Crew Mr James Wray
Angling: Catching Live Bait -  Hauling in the Net Which Closes, Umbrella Fashion, As It is Drawn Up    Re-Catching The Live Bait, Which Has Been Stored in the Perforated Case Shown and Sunk in the Water  
 
Fashions -  For the Casino  hat and dress design   A Dainty Gown for a Cuontry House Party  
 british Baggage De Luxe: An Excellent Steamer Trunk at Messrs John Pound and Cos  
 British Baggage de Luxe: Ladies Dressing bag at Messrs John Pound and Cos  
 An Unfailing Holiday Friend: 4711 Eau De Cologne  
 Broken Hill Proprietary Mine: Zinciferous Dumps  .
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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

After Dinner by Ernest A. Bryant

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

Weekend Papers by S. L. Bensusan

The Literary Lounger by O.O.

A Novel in a Nutshell by Nora Alexander - Laetitia Carstairs B.SC.

Heard in the Green Room

The World of Sport by Captain Coe

Our Ladies Page by Sybil

City Notes including - Answers to Correspondents and more

Frog Farming in Canada (no illustrations) 

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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 is one page 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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