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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 13 pages ( 26 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:

Anna Pavlova in a Kokochnik - full front page from a photograph by Foulsham and Banfield showing her wearing a very ornately beaded Russian head-dress aka Kokoshnik
Shaving in Wandsworth Gaol - Primitive Razors Made of Material Picked Up While Exercising, and Smuggled Past Warders - photograph by Taylor
A Figure Made by a Prisoner in Her Cell at Holloway From ClayKeenlyside.
Mme Louis Paulhan Assisted Over a Stile at Hendon Before Her Husbands Flight - with others including Mr Farman
Cuff Comments Seven Thumb Nail Sketches Reive by George Morrow
The Rocking Horse Brigade - Mechanical Steeds for Cavalry Recruits - full page photograph Arrangement by The Sketch
The Three Children of the Duke and Duchess of Beaufort: Lady Blanche Linnie somerset - Henry Hugh Arthur FitzRoy Somerset, The Marquess of Worcester - Lady Diana Maud Nina Somerset - photograph by Speaight
Princess Ileana of Roumania in Small Cart - Photograph by Mandy
Son of Prince George of Greece, Prince Roland of Greece - Photograph by Mrs W. P. Haskell - Info. This is actually Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark aka Panayiotis zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Children of the Earl and Countess Fitzwilliam - Lady Donatia Faith Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam - Lady Maud Lilian Elfrida Mary - Marjorie Joan Mary - photograph by Speaight
Full page entitled In the Very May Morn of Their Youth - three photographs by Lallie Charles:
Miss Dorothy Drew Grandchild of the Late W. E> Gladstone
Miss Dinah Tennant Daughter of Mr Francis Tennant of Portland Place
Miss Julia Maertinez de Hoz the Daughter of the Argentine Millionaire Senor Martinez de Hoz
Miss Gosselin - Photograph by Val L'Estrange, announcing her engagement to Captain Medlicott - info. Daughter of Sir Martin Gosselin
Mrs Cyril Ward Who Has Just Sailed for Australia - photograph by Lallie Charles
Lady Hugh Grosvenor - photograph by Martin Jacolette
Lady Ninian Crichton-Stuart nee Presont Daughter of Viscount Gormanston - Photograph by Lafayette
The Duchess of Norfolk - photograph by Lafayette - info. Nee Gwendoline Mary Herries, Lady Herries of Terregles
Lady Howard of Glossop - photograph damaged
Baroness Hildegarde von Hugel - info. nee Hon. Mary Catherine Herbert
Full page entitled Recognised Heroines, Women Winners of the Carnegie Medal showing photographs of each woman:
The Carnegie Medal for Heroic Endeavour to Save Human Life
Miss Maggie Hughes Who helped Save Two Men From Drowning in the Dee at Chester
The Carnegie Medal; Presented by the Trustees of the Carnegie Hero Fund
Mrs Mary Weir Who Saved a Boy From Drowning
Miss Bertha Rattenbury Who Rescued a Girl From Drowning in Charlotte Town Harbour, Prince Edward Island
Miss Annie Chesney Aged 11 For Saving A Life From Drowning
Miss Florence Nicholls Who Helped Save Two Men From Drowning in The Dee at Chester
Miss Mary Nichols Who Helped Saved Two Men From Drownin at Chester
Miss Annie Smith Who Saved a Child From Burning To Death and Averted a Panic in Other Children
Miss Ethel Wharton Who Saved a Child From Burning to Death in a Welsh Hotel
The Rhinoceros at the Zoo Who Has Been an Invalid for a Year, The Zoo-Keeper Breaking up the Food
Matadora or Matadoress - La Reverte the Famous Woman Bull Fighter
La Reverte The Woman Bull Fighter Signing Contracts to Appear in variou Bull Rings in Spain - info. born Maria Salomé Rodríguez Tripian
Pictures and statues etc at the Royal Academy:
The Mother - Statue by Bertram Mackennal ARA Miel - full page
Hylas and The Water Nymphs - Painting by Henrietta Rae (Mrs E .Nromand) - half page
Love of Fame? - From a Painting by J. Young hunter
The Summer night That Paused Among Her Stars - Painting by Hon. J. Collier
A Romaunt - Painting by Ernest Board
Mrs Frederick Montagu - Paining by J. J. Shannon RA
Pelleas and Melisande - Painting by E. Blair Leighton
Two scenes from Orpheus at the Savoy - Full page showing Miss Marie Brema's production of Gluck's Orpheus
The Countess of Drogheda the Former Miss Kathleen Pelham Burn - full age photograph by Lallie Charles
Page entitledBy the Society of American Art Fakirs: Parody Pictures Sold at Auction. Canvases and a Sculpture Very Much After Well Known Works- Seven photographs, of the artwork which was shown at the Fine Arts Building in New York, on a full page:
Cook and Peary at the Pole - by W. O. Bailey After No. 70 in the American National Academy of Design - Sold for 50 Cents
The Fighting Suffragette by H. L. Towle, After The Buccaneers by Waugh
The Manicure Artistic by Carl Grup0pe after Paganism Immortal by Gertrude V. Whitney
Sealing the Letter by W. R. Hammell After Carl Blenner's picture - Sold for 2 Dollars 85cents
The Astral Family by Maud Langton, After a Portrait Group, TheAsquith Family
The Garden Here Reside by Carl Brandein, After The Garden of the Hesperides by Albert Herter
Buckin for Beers by F. B. Wright After The Buccaneers by Waugh
Full page comical sketch Nobel Man! a woman with a screaming baby - Drawn by G. E. STuddy
Comical Sketch by Alfred Leete - The Hawker and The Artist
Comical Sketch by C. L. Stampa - the English Tourist and The Scot
Mister Samuel H. Hancock the Posman Who Has a Painting at the Royal Academy
Commander Robert E. Peary the Discoverer of the North Pole, Explaining to a Friend the Difficulties of Steering a Sledge Over Ice
Sleeping on the Roof of the Hotel Algonquin in New York
Women Golfers:
Miss Bertha Thompson - Beverley Golf Club
Miss Cecilia Leitch of the Carlisle and Silloth Club
Miss D. Evans of the Barnehurst Club
Miss Violet Hezlet of the Royal Portrush
Miss D. E. Chambers of the Wirral Club
Miss Florence Hezlet of The Royal Port Rush
Mrs Kennion of the Brighton and Hove
Miss Maud Titterton of the Musselburgh CLub
Fashion Sketch - An Afternoon Frock of Spotted Net with Panels of Irish Crochet Lace
The Electoral Consolation Prize Presentation Plate Given to Sir George Elliott Armstrong by the Conservatives of Pembroke and Haverfordwest 
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

The Clubman

Cuff Comments by Wadham Peacock

Small Talk

Crowns Coronets and Courtiers

Growls by Beryl Faber ( Mrs Cosmo Hamilton )

A Novel In a Nutshell - The Last Hunting - Short Story by Richard Dehan

The Country GentlemanSleekburnC.

On the Links by Henry Leach - Lady Golfers

Woman's Ways by Ella Hepworth Dixon

The Woman About Town 

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 4 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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Weight 0.251kg