Funeral of King Edward VII BALLOON HONEYMOON FRANCE Pend Oreille River Idaho USA Kaiser Wilhelm and Mr Roosevelt ELEPHANT IN TEMPLE OF MADURA INDIA Tattoo Japanese Ainu Woman OLIVE MAY Louis Derval
Original Victorian Magazine
Funeral of King Edward VII: His Chief Mourner George V in Admirals Uniform, with The yeomen of The Guard - full page (fp) frontispiece photograph by GPU. The Sketch banner, price and date on top of page.
King Edward's Lying in State - fp x2photos:
Coffin Guarded by Gentlemen at Arms and Yeomen in Westminster Hall - photo by Sport and General.
The Coffin in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace Guarded by Grenadiers - photo by WGP.
Miles miel of Mourners Waiting to Enter Westminster Hall: Queue on the4 Embankment Opposite the Tate Gallery.
Crowds Outside Westminster Hall.
At The Procession of King Edward's Remains to westminster Hall: Lord Kitchener and Lord Roberts - fp photo.
Page title The Clubman with x3photos within the articles: The Biggest Ever Hour Glass - Bullet Proof Safety Jacket Which Looks Like a Woollen Sweater - The Gibraltar Boom (harbour view).
Miss mabel Sealby and Mr LAuri de Frece in "The Balkan Princess" at Prince of Wales' Theatre.
Depiction of The Marche Funebre by Chopin - fp from a drawing by Ida Davies.
Small Talk page with x4photos within articles: Miss Mary Harriman, of New York, Daughter of E. H. Harriman the Railway King - Mr Charles C. Rumsey to Marry Miss Harriman - An Extraordinary Riding Costume Worn By a Lady at Marble Arch - Miss Helen Taft, The Daughter of the President of USA, in Fancy Dress Costume.
Unusual Pets - fp showing x4 photos by Percy Collins, and Je Sais Tout, with engraved ornate border; shows a spider, birds, and a toad.
FP showing x5photos of scenes from Parasites at The Globe Theatre: Miss Constance Collier - Mr Norman Trevor - Mr Arthur Bourchier - Mr A. E. George.
Two Maids on a Log (Not to Mention the Dog) loght - fp photo by Topical showing two lady anglers and their dog crossing the Pend Oreille River, in Idaho, USA.
Page titled The Wake Dream: In the Track of the Ship. What the Steersman Saw - fp from a painting by Georges Girardot.
A Wedding and Honeymoon in a Motor Car in America: The Ceremony En Route - fp.
The Water Carnival At The Hague in Honour of Princess Juliana x2photos.
A Honeymoon in a Balloon - fp showing M. Emery Teirlynck and M. Teirlynck (Mlle Angele Quesnois) in the balloon after being married by the Mayor of Roubaix.
Mister Beecham's Opera Comique Season: Scene from Tales of hoffman at His Majestys Theatre reive - photo by Dover Street Studios.
The First Civilian To Review German Troops: The Kaiser and Mr Roosevelt at the German Army Manoeuvres - fp showing x2 photos by Photochemie GMBH.
Pages titled At The Jap Anglo: Scenes in the Exhibition - double page (dp) showing x12photos of the Japan British London Exhibition.
New Fashion - dp showing x9 photos of the new style of narrow hems which restricts them when walking and "the ladies are reduced to a sort of Chinese Toddle, and some of them resemble nothing so much as competitors in a sack race....."
The Kings Heralds: Garter King of Arms Sir Alfred Scott Scott-Gatty - York Herald Mr G. A. de Lisle Lee - Bluemantle Pursuivant Mr Gerald Woods Wollaston - Windsor Herald Mr W. A. Lindsay - x4photos within articles.
The Sketch Supplement which deals with the death of King Edward VII with eleven pages (22sides) of photograph which include:
Edward The Peacemaker: The Late King o His Death Bed - fp photo by W. And D. Downey of London.
George V with The Kaiser - fp photograph by Central news Agency showing them on horseback through the crowded streets.
Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fisher Aide de Camp to the Lat King, Entering Paddington Station - hp. c.keenlyside.
Sir Evelyn Wood, Lord Roberts and Lord Kitchener on Horseback - hp
Queen Alexandra Heavily Veiled in a Semi State Coach with Her Sister The Empress Marie Feodorovna - fp photo by WGP.
Birds Eye View of Crowds at Marble Arch - fp.
The Kings Fox Terrier Caesar and His Riderless Charger Entering Paddington Station - fp photo by Topical.
The Duke of Norfolk, and Lord Roseberry - hp Loght.
Group of Army Chaplains in the Procession - hp photo by Haines.
Kings of Spain, Greece, Norway, Portugal, Denmark, and Bulgaria in the Procession - hp photo by Dixon.
Procession of Queens Carriages in Picadilly - hp by Mendelssohn.
The Coffin on the Gun Carriage Passing up Whitehall - fp photo.
Inside Paddington Station, Just Before the Funeral Cortege Entrained for Windsor - fp by Montague Dixon.
Birds Eye View of The Gun Carriage and Cavalcade of Royal Mourners Passing Along Piccadilly - dp photo by Sport and General.
George V, The German Emperor Wilhelm, and Duke of Connaught In the Procession in London - fp photo by Dover Street Studios.
Nine Kings Passing on Foot Through Windsor - fp photo by Illustrations Bureau.
The Right Hon. John Burns Heading the Representatives of the Fire Brigade - hp.
Crowds Watching The Funeral Train Drawn by The Engine King Edward, of The Great Western Company, On Its Way to Windsor - hp.
Men of the Naval Brigade (Bluejackets), Drawing the Gun Carriage From Windsor Station to St George's Chapel, Passing the Curfew Tower - fp photo by Topical.
The Royal Mourners on Foot with the King, The Kaiser and Duke of Connaught Leading the Procession to the Castle - hp. sleekburnc.
Mr Roosevelt and M. Pichon Following the Procession on Foot - hp.
The Royal Remains Received by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the West Door of St George's Chapel, Windsor - fp photo.
Bluejackets Drawing the Gun Carriage Past the Statue of Queen Victoria in Windsor - fp photo.
The Last Stage in Edward the Peacemakers Last Journey: The Royal Tomb House Beneath The Albert Memorial Chapel, St Georges, Windsor with the Stone on Which King Edwards Coffin Rests - fp from a drawing by W. B. Robinson poss. William B. Robinson. There is also a small inset plan of the chapel where various other royals are buried.
Flag at Half Mast on The Tower of the Conqueror, Windsor - fp photo by A. L> Coburn taken at a distance with houses in the foreground.
The Sacred Elephant in the Temple of Madura, India - fp photo taken by M. Brieux the French Dramatist. There is a small tear to top of page not affecting the image.
Prince Arthur of Connaught in British East Africa: Posing with a Lion He Had Just Shot; note the native with the bow on the left - fp photo by Topical
Adolphus to his Wife What funny little men these Japs are! - fp drawn by Frank Reynolds.
Miss Olive May - fp photo by Bassano titled Tell Me, Wimple Maiden, Are There Any More at Home Like You? Info. (Olive Mary Meatyard) later Lady Paget, then Countess of Drogheda.
Sarah Bernhardts Le Bois Sacre: Mlle. Louise Derval as Venus and La Petite Schiffner as Cupid - fp photo
The Gillender Building Between Wall Street and Nassau Street New York - fp x2photos by Illustrations Bureau showing work in progress on the demolition of the sky scraper to build another taller one. The title and caption article refer to it as the Gillinger Building
The Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées: The Elaborate Decorations of the Grand Palais on the Ground; Then Hoisted in Position - fp showing x2photos by L.E.A.
Tattoo: An Ainu Woman "Moustached" with the Aid of a Needle - fp photo by Bolak. The caption article (35wds approx) describes The Ainus, The aboriginals of Japan, seen at the Anglo Japanese Exhibition.....
A Duck Hunter of the Amur Valley in Asia - smallphoto by Bolak.
Rowing on Dry Land: The Columbia Practice Squad Training - photo by Bain. Info. Columbia University New York; oarsmen on a rowing machine device.
Study of a Golfer Watching the Result of a Mighty Drive - comical; drawn by Charles Lane Vicary.
The Safety Parachute as It is Worn; Invented by Messrs Grimmer and Mayor x2photos by Trampus.
Mourning the King of Sportsmen: King Edwards Horses Out for Exercise at Newmarket While the Royal Standard Flew Half Mast Over The Stables - from a drawing by Cyrus Cuneo.
Motely Notes by Keble Howard; with page header drawn by Tom Browne.
The Stage From the Stalls by EFS (Monocle).
Small Talk - various items of interes/gossip etc.
Growls by Cosmo Hamilton - on men and rudeness; plus other irritations! etc.
Keynotes by Common Chord - with ref. to opera, Covent Garden, Mr Beecham, etc.
Crowns Coronet Courtiers with paragraphs on: King George V - Mr Sargent tha Artist - Lady WImborne - Royal yacht Squadron - Royal Librarian Sir Richard Holmes.
Novel in a nutshell: Raphael Macaroni's Masterpiece - short story by Nina Balmain. Tear to top of page not affecting printed area. The last line of the story is not readable; for some reason it has been trimmed off (maybe during binding).
The Perfect Man - fashion etc.
On the Links - golf page by Henry Leach with mention of Mr Harold Janion of Hoylake; Mr Jimmy Robb; Mr Lingen; Gordon Barry; Captain Hutchison; John Ball; John Graham etc.
The Wheel and The Wing - page on cars, and flying.
Cracks of the Whip by Captain Coe - horseracing etc, plus tips.
Also many caption articles to accompany photos etc. 2505
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.
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