1909 THE SKETCH MAGAZINE 17 FEB Mr Stead's Sexophone ATHENE SEYLER (8380)

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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 21 pages ( 42 sides)
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:

The Hon. Mrs Guglielmo Marconi  full front page photograph by Rita Martin, the photograph shows "behind her head is decorated with an elaborate eight foil figure obtained by electrical discharge" - info. nee Hon. Beatrice OBrien daughter of Edward Donough OBrien, Baron Inchiquin.
Testing the Sex of Eggs with a Sexophone -:
Mr Stead Gyrating the Pendulum of the Sexophone Over the Head of Sir Alfred Turner  
Swinging the Pendulum Over the Head of a Woman  
Mr W. T. Stead Tesing the Sex of Animals and Eggs by Means of the Sexophone  
The German Empress and Queen Alexandra Leaving The Emperor Frederick Museum in Berlin  
 King Edward VII Leaving After Lunching with German Officers  
 Prine Troubetskois Wolf Which Walks with Its Master inteh Bois De Boulogne  
 Mr Edmund Maurice and Mr Lawrence Grossmith Speaking into a Gramophone to Record Their Voices  
 Mr Arthur Wontner - Mr Rudge – Mr Charles Rock – Speaking int the Gramaphone to Record a Play "An Englishmans home" ..
 Miss Athene Seyler – Actress  
 Mr Charles Warner the Famous Actor Dies  
 Miss Mamie Stuart Former Gaiety Girl  photograph by Dover Street Studios
 Miss Maud Allan in "The Vision of Salome" by Baron De Pazthory  full page from a painting, a bit risqué for the time
 The Motor Fiend and The Golm Faniac  cartoon drawn by G. L. Stampa
 The 11½Lb Trout Caught off Dover Pier by Mr Dyer  three men standing with the fish
 An American Doing Business on the Telephone While Being Shaved  photogrtaph by P J. Of the Press Bureau
 Where the King and Queen Slept in Berlin – The Kings Bedroom in the Wilhelmsche Wohnung - - - The Queens Bedroom in the Konigskammern Suite of Apartments  
Full page
 Lady Gorell Barnes  nee Miss Mary Humpston Mitchell
 Miss Gladys Payne to Marry Mr C. W. Gordon  photograph of the lady by Lallie Charles
 Mister and Mrs Johnson of England Winners of the Pair ice Skating Championship at Stockholm  
 Mlle Juliet Clarens ( NMlle Dietz Monnen )  
 Mr Sidney Kidman the Cattle King of Australia  
 Mrs R. Cecil a New Lady Racehorse Miel Owner  
 A Car Towing an Ice Yacht  
 A Sledge as a Racing Carriage Drawn by An Iceland Pony  
 A New England Farm Boy Driving Pigs on a Sledge  photograph by Rollins
 Fox Hunting at Pau  photograph by G. Delton
 Cyclists Who Watch Themselves Racing – A Home Trainer  
 Miss Noel Mabel Langford to Marry  photograph by Heath
 Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Mackworth RN to Marry Miss Langford  photograph by Steer
 The American Wife of an ADC to the King - Mrs David Beatty and Her Son David  nee Miss Ethel Field daughter of The Chicago Millionaire Marshall Field
 Sir Simeon Stuart  SleekburnC.
 Lord Dalmeny Engaged to Miss Doroghy Grosvenor  photograph of the young man by Bassano
 Miss Dorothy Alice Margaret Augusta Grosvenor Daughter of Lord Henry Grosvenor  full page photograph by Keturah Collings showing her with a dog
 Miss Adrienne Augarde to Marry Mr A. Dingwall  photograph of the lady by the Fleet Agency
Scene from "The Chief of Staff" – Mr Shiel Barry – Mr Lewis Waller – Miss Evelyn DAlroy  
 Mr George Alexander with Mr George Alexander  full page trick photograph by Ellis and Walery
 Preventing Septic Poisoning - Dr Doyen the French Surgeon Being Dressed by a Colleague to Perform an Operation  
 Unloading Gold Bullion from the ship "Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse" at Plymouth  
Full page comical sketch drawn by Starr Wood
 Dr and Mrs A. Hume-Griffith in Bakhtian Costume  
 The Bridge Thought to Have Existed in the Time of Jonah – Between Nineveh and Mosul over the Tigris – Iraq
Full page comical sketch drawn by Philip Baynes
 Credit Where Credit is Due – Th eCollector and Flanaghan  full page comical sketch by Wilmot Lunt
Comical sketch drawn by T. Oerton
 A German Policeman at Work Directing Traffic in a Berlin Street  
 The Death of the Son of the Duke of Westminster – Earl Grosvenor aged 5  photograph of the boy by Speaight
 Mr Herbert James Craig MP Tynemouth  
 Mrs H. J. Craig formerly Miss Elsie Rundall  photograph by Vandyk
 Miss Emily Boynton The Thirteen Year Old Girl Who Climed Longs Peak Mountain in Colorado USA  
 Tom Rose of Barnsley the Wrestler  
 Frank Crozier of Jamaica – Wrestler  
 John Lemm of Switzerland – Wrestler  
 The 14-16hp Four Cylinder Straker Squire with Mr Le Roy Soher at the Wheel  and another man
 A Lanchester Car During Trials  
 Richter as Wagner and Wagner as Richter – Sketch by Oscar Larum  
 Mr Ivan Caryll Musical Conductor at the Gaiety  
 Fashion – Walking Dress and Hat  
 Fashion – Diamond and Pearl Pendant  
 British Industry in Berlin – King Edward VII and The Kaiser Passing Reive the Premises of Messrs Waring and Gillow in Unter Den Linden  
 Nugget Polishes  advert
 Miss Lena Ashwell  full page, from a drawing by G. C. Wilmshurst
 Wilson and Gill Goldsmiths Jewellers  half page advert
 Aeolian Orchestrelle  half page advert
The Strauss Wilde Opera at the Manhattan Opera House New York -:
 Miss Gertrude Hoffmann as Salome as Seen in American Vaudeville  
 Miss Mary Garden in the Salome Costume as Amended in Deference to the Opinion of American Opera Goers at The Manhattan Opera House – With Mr Dufranne as Jokanaan  
Full page, photographs by Bangs, and by Thompson
 Miss Gertie Millar at The Gaiety Theatre  full page photograph by Foulsham and Banfield
 Miss Lily Elsie in "The merry Widow" at the Gaiety  full page photograph
The Gibbs Girls -:
Miss Enid Leslie  
Miss Gladys Carrington  
Miss Julia James  
Miss Kitty Mason  
Miss Irene Warren  
Miss Ruby Kennedy  
Miss Ruth Argent  
Miss Kitty Lindley  
Miss Connie Stuart  
Miss Crissy Bell  
Miss Nancy More  
Double page, photographs by Rita Martin, and Ellis and Walery
Mlle Regina Badet a Dancer of the Paris Opera Comique – As Cupid and An Archer  double page showing eight photographic studies by Bert of Paris
A Relief in Photography – St Cecilia  full page photograph by Brogi
Johnnie Walker – An Englishmans Home  full apge advert
Photograph Showing how Formamint Wulfing revents and Destroys Disease Germs  dvet
Foots Bath Cabinets and Chairs  advert 
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
Brummell – Idiot and Philosopher by Cosmo Hamilton
The Clubman – with mention of Dr Sven Hedin – Mr Hart brother of Sir Robert Hart – Darjeeling – Himalayas – Lhassa – Tibet – Full page
Small Talk – THE Ladysmith Anniversary  Derby and Joan  Recent Jewish Wedding of Mr Gerald Montagu and Miss Castello  Divorce Courtiers
Cowns Coronets and Courtiers Page
Stage From the Stalls Page by EFS (Monocle)
After Dinner by Ernest A. Bryant
Literary Lounger by N. O. I.
Novel in a Nutshell – The Passer By – Short Story
Worlds Whispers
World of Sport
Motoring Page
Womans Ways by Ella Hepworth Dixon
City Notes 
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 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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