1906 THE SKETCH MAGAZINE 1 AUG - Arthur Bourchier OISO BEACH Gracie Leigh (5070)

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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".
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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 20 pages ( 40 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:

 
Mr Arthur Bourchier as Joe Parrot in "Down Our Alley" at The Garrick  Full front page.

..." Down Our Alley " and "Monsieur De paris " at The Garrick  four scenes on a full page including Miss Violet Vanbrugh - Mr Charles V. France - Mr Julian LEstrange - Mr J. H. Brewer - Mr Arthur Bourchier - Mr Arthur Whitby - Mr Walter Pearce - Miss Kate Phillips - Mr Lawson Butt.

The Greatest Cricket Match of The Season Surrey v. Yorkshire - The Rival Captains, Lord Dalmeny and Lord Hawke, Tossing -  photo by halftones.
 An "Ancient Roman" and a Very Modern Briton - A Performer on His Way to Take Part in the Ripon Pageant.  
 The Right Hon. John Burns Indulges in a Shillingsworth of Cricket: The President of the Local Government G Board Watching the Surrey v. Yorkshire Match at the Oval.  
 Miss Ruth Vincent and Her Baby Boy Budge;  wife of Captain Fraser - Full page by Foulsham and Banfield.
 The Last of Her House - HM Queen of Holland  Queen Wilhelmina.
 The King as "Uninvited Guest": His Majesty Leaving St Georges Church, Accompanied by The Queen, After The Wedding of Lady Mary Acheson and the Hon. Robert Ward.  
 Mrs "Author"! Mrs Arthur W. Pinero.  
 Servia Re-Recognised at Last: M. Michel Wilitchevitch, Servian Minister, Recently Received by The King.  
 THe Chinese Joan of Arc - Miss Kang Tung Bac.  
 A Delightful Child Study  x2.
 Where Mr and Mrs Austen Chamberlain Are Staying for the Early Part of Their Honeymoon: Camilla Lacey, Dorking.  
 An English Artist Thrice Honoured By France: Mr Frank Spenlove-Spenlove s Picture "The Last Voyage- Pilots Funeral, Southwold" Purchased for the Hotel De Ville, Paris.  
 Lady Helen Gordon-Lennox.  
 Lady Muriel beckwith.  
 Lady Evelyn Cotterell and Her Children.  
 The Kings Goodwood Host: The Duke of Richmond an Gordon.  
 Eldest Son of the Kings Goodwood Host: The Earl of March.  
 An Italian Garden at a Moments Notice - The Terrace of the German Embassy Transformed  Full page, photo by Kate Pragnell.
 Edible Candles on a Tree - Parmentiera Cerifera.  
 The Chief Food in The Dyspeptics El Dorado: The Pawpaw Fruit.  
 
 
Our Particularly Wonderful World! - Russia
 Preparing for a Possible Revolution? Women Marksmen Practising . 
 Will Their Number Soon Be Added To? Russias Titled Tramps  including Baron Oranoff and Baron Ostrelski.  
 The Baby Heir to the Throne of All The Russias as a Soldier: The Standard Presented by the Tsarevitch to His Regiment.  
 The Tsaritsas Nightingales The Peasant Choir Founded By The Empress of Russia.  
 A Russian Gipsy Woman who Was Exchanged for a Bear By Her Husband " Vassili The Bearman "..
 The Barge of Sin Belonging to the Grand Duke Boris of Russia  said to be used for holding orgies.
 A Fireman In Furs  at St Petersburg firestation.
 A Boat Dwelling Family: The Sobinoffs on the Lake of Ballymery Kazan.  
 
 
 Jacinta and Joe Parrot at Home: Mr Arthur Bourchier and Mrs Arthur Bourchier, Miss Violet Vanbrugh.  
 A Back Handed Compliment  full page humorous sketch by Dudley Hardy.
 If Cows Recline Contentedly on The Grass in the Early Morning Fine Weather May Be Expected  plus two other photographs of cows weather forecasting.
 A stage Kiss Frustrated  two scenes from See See and The Chinese Lantern Song - Miss Gabrielle Ray and Mr Huntley Wright - Full page.
 The Gardeners Month By Month Guide to Success: Hints for the Horticulturist - August  humerous sketch by Charles Crombie.
 
 
SUPPLEMENT including:
Spirits of wine - full page drawn by Frank Haviland - this wine is HOCK.
At Brightonoku Japan at the seaside. Full page with 3 photos by Bathurst Walker, entitled on the beach at Oiso - Bathing attendants grouped before a bathing shed - a beach scene at Oiso.
A page with 5 portraits of Gracie Leigh.
A double page spread of 6 photos by Foulsham and Benfield, Mrs Walter Passmore ( Miss Agnes Fraser) and her husband fishing.
  
Full page with 7 photos under the heading  trips for the tired Townsman (in Andreas Hofer Land, Tyrol Austria) - they show: South Eastern and Chatham Railway Companys Turbine Steamer - On the road from Klobenstein to Waidbruck, a two wheeled sleigh cart - Landeck and Schloss Landeck - Archwasy cut through rock Finstermunz road - a street corner in Meran - The Village of Cortina - Mountain of Ortler (some of the photos by Ormiston Smith Bros).

Full page of 4 portraits of Fraulein Emma Destinn in title role of Madam Butterfly photos by Histed.
A Full page of many sketches and phoos of the sport of cricket, by Reinhold Thiele - entitled why not become a Haigh or a George Hirst.
 
 
A Question of Figure - Tommy the Thin and Uncle the Corpulent -  Full page comical sketch by John Hassall.
 Carrot and Soda, or Turnip Squash, Sir? - Beware of Intoxication From Too Many Vegetable Drinks -  Full page comical sketch by Lawson Wood - a gentleman propping up the bar with a carrot cocktail at hand.
 An "American" Sensation near Ancient Rome: Tiberiuss Pleasure Galley as it Probably Appeared on Lake Nemi  - Full page by courtesy of the Scientific American.
 A Pastoral Shown at the Exhibition o f the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours by J. R. Weguelin -  Full page.
 Miss Noel Neville -  actress.
May De Sousa the second (miss Noel Neville) photos by Bassano.
 The Author of The Original of "Down Our Alley": M. Anatole France.  
 Covent Garden Opera House as the Home of Romance: M. and Mme. Paul Seveilhac Whose Wedding took Place at the Bloomsbury Registry Office Last Week.  
Fashions -  A Dark Blue Cloth Gown with Light Blue Pipings  not colour   A Tailor Made In Grey Cloth.  
 A Delightful Holiday Haunt: Sheringham Now Connected With The Great Eastern Railway.  
 Where The Food Comes From: Messrs Allen and Hanburys New Works at Ware  Allenbury Foods.
 AN Interesting Garden party: Messrs Waring and Gillows Staff and Friends at Mr Warings Estate, Foots Cray Place, Near Sidcup.  
 Coal Leaving The Wankie Mine Rhodesia
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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 E. C. Dawson - The Borthwick Theory
Heard in The Green Room
Keynotes by Common Chord
Our Ladies Page by Sybil
City Notes including - Answers to Correspondents and more
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CONDITION/DIMENSIONS
 
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.  

The above list of describes the contents 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 are 2 pages 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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