1913 THE SPHERE Newspaper INDIAN 2ND RAJPUT REGT Louis Bleriot SS IMPERATOR Baden Baden RARE (2107)
1913 THE SPHERE Newspaper INDIAN 2ND RAJPUT REGT Louis Bleriot SS IMPERATOR Baden Baden RARE (2107)
1913 THE SPHERE Newspaper INDIAN 2ND RAJPUT REGT Louis Bleriot SS IMPERATOR Baden Baden RARE (2107)
1913 THE SPHERE Newspaper INDIAN 2ND RAJPUT REGT Louis Bleriot SS IMPERATOR Baden Baden RARE (2107)
1913 THE SPHERE Newspaper INDIAN 2ND RAJPUT REGT Louis Bleriot SS IMPERATOR Baden Baden RARE (2107)

1913 THE SPHERE Newspaper INDIAN 2ND RAJPUT REGT Louis Bleriot SS IMPERATOR Baden Baden RARE (2107)

Product code: 13Sept1913 (2170) 18Mar2019 D18 Wt420g

British Indian Army 2nd Rajput Regiment Tangistan PERSIAN GULF IRAN DHOW Baden Baden Battle Of Flowers Germany MOUNTAINEERING Italian Dirigible BLERIOT AIR LAUNCH APPARATUS Braganza Hohenzollern Wedding Sigmaringen SS IMPERATOR




Original Antique Newspaper

DATE 1913


This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, maps, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

The Braganza Hohenzollern Wedding at Sigmaringen Germany: Inside the Church of St. Johann at the Ceremony of the Marriage of ex-King Manuel and Princess Augustine Victoria - full page (fp) frontispiece.

Page titled The Newsletter: Week by Week showing x4photos:

A Broadwood Piano Used by Chopin.

Highland Gathering at Braemar: McIntosh Tossing the Caber.

Boulougne: A Musical Procession Carrying Chimes and Musical Instruments of the Boulonnais of Long Ago.

An Interesting Group from Troubled Mexico - group photo of ltos of ment incl: General Huerta - General Dias - Francesco de la Barra - D. Sebastian Camacho.

The Marriage of Dom Manuel of Portugal to Princess Augustine Victoria of Hohenzollern - a double page from a drawing by Fortunino Matania showing the long procession on its way to the church after the civil ceremony in the Castle.

Action in the Persian Gulf: Punishing Some Unruly Dhow Owners in the Tangistan Distrit of the Gulf - fp drawn from photographs by Christopher Clark; their is a descriptive article beneath the print which mentions: the Ships Philomel and Sphinx - Maxim Guns - Dilwar Town - 2nd Rajput Regiment from Jask.

Full page titled Some Recent Cattle Fairs and Shows shwoing x7photos:

Barnet Fair: Some Typical Barnet Horses.

Horses in a Corner of Barnet Horse Fair.

Lord Sherbornes's Shorthorn Bull, Snowball, at the Birmingham Show.

Mr C. E. Morris-Eytons Birdsall Cavalier A Shorthorn Bull at Birmingham.

Bull fro mthe Landes District at the Cattle Concours in Paris.

Massive Limousin Bull at the Paris Show.

Disaster to the German Naval Airship: Zeppelin L1 Which wa Sunk off Heligoland with Loss of Life.

Gloucester Cathedral Three Choirs Festival.

Verona Italy: Open Air Performance of Aida.

The Withdrawal of SS Imperator from Transatlantic Service - fp showing x3photos of the interior:

The Great Indoor Swimming Pool with Waterfall Feature.

Children Eating In the Special Childrens Dining Room.

Guests Dancing in the Ballroom.

Seaside Sketches by Edward S. Annison x3.

Edward Prince of Wales on Tour in Germany: With His Host the William II, King of Wurtemberg at Friedrichshafen - fp.

Ambulance Work in the French Army x6photos.

The Chasseurs A Cheval Playing Cards on a Village Street - fp showing Frech soldiers playing a card game.

The Mountaineering Season and The Danger of the Crevasse:

Party of Four Roped Together, Crossing Some Deep Crevasses on the Jori Glacier - nr half page (hp) photo. by A. E. Davy.

At The Bottom of a Crevasse: Man Holding a Rope - photo by Donald McLeish; the photographer was lowered down into the cavern with a guide (figure in photo) in order to take the photo.

Party of Three Crossing Some Open Crevasses on the Mer De Glace Under Mont Blanc Du Tacul and the Dent De Reguin - fp photo by Donald McLeish.

Baden-Baden: The Battle of the Flowers and Dancing Competitions - double page (dp) Drawn by Our Special Artist to Baden-Bacen, F. Matania - info. Fortunino Matania.

Leaves From Our Artist Sketch Book at Baden-Baden: Inhabitants of the Black Forest in Traditional Dress - Taking the Waters - View in Baden - x3 from drawings by MAtania.

Little Known Tribe of the Burmo-ChinesesFrontier: Some Types of Black Lisu Tribe - Black Lisus Husband Wife and Son - x2photos.

The new Italian Dirigible Which is Interesting the Admiralty - fp showing x2photos:

Italian Dirigible P4 Crossing Rome During a Night Journey - hp from a drawing by A. Molinari.

The New Italian Dirigible Known as the Forlanini - hp. The caption article mentions Captain Murray Sueter of the Air Dept of British Navy.

Lady Henrys Scheme for Child Gardeners at AMpthill Square: Children in the Garden.

How The Wasp Pest is Being Exterminated in Kent - x3photos: Head Master at Marden Schools Demonstrating the Desctructive Power of Wasps on Fruit - Outdoor Lecture on the Habits of the Queen Wasp - Banking Queen Wasps for which the Boys Receive 3d. a Dozen.

The Seaplane: How the Bleriot Launching Apparatus Works - fp diagram drawn by G. H. Davis with an inset photograph of the French aviator Louis Blériot sitting in the cockpit of his plane.

Miss Margaret Peterson Whose first novel "The Lure of the Little Drum" has won a 250guinea prize... - small photo.

The New Middlesex Guildhall Opposite Westminster Abbey - fp showing x8photos of architectural detail of the building.

Military Manoeuvres at Home and Abroad - fp showing x3photos: Gordon Higlanders Crossing Pontoon Bridge Over the Reive River Ouse at Tyringham; The Belgian Miltary Manoeuvres miel with Artillery on the March nr Liege, Dinant etc (x2).

Fashion: An Autumn Tailor-made Outfit with Velvet Hat (fashion sketch); An Evening Gown in Satin Brocade (photo by Austin).

15hp Austin with French Two-seater Body Belonging to the Editor of a Paris Newspaper.

Bleriot Monoplane with M. Pegoud Flying Upside Down.

The Body of the First Avro Waterplane Supplied to the Admiralty.

16-20hp Sunbeam Cabriolet Built for Mister Charles H. Merz the Electrical Engineer.

Hundred Guinea Gold Challenge Schweppes Golf Cup.

The Bovril Airship in Regents park.

Odol Travel Disinfectant Flask.

Doan's Backache Kidney Pills - half page (hp).

Full page (fp) of adverts: La-rola - Phosferine - Mellins Food - Lotus Shoes.

Fp showing various adverts: Calverts Tooth Powder - Carters Self Propelling Chair "The Wiesbaden" - Sphere Suspenders - The Sphere £2000 Free Insurance Undertaken by The Ocean Accident Corp Ltd - etc.sleekburnc.

Fp showing various adverts: The Urbitor Burberry Coat - Riessner Anthracite Stove - etc.

Hp shwoing various ads: Colonel Golf Balls by St Mungo Co. of Glasgow - Pebeco Tooth Paste - Levesons Berkeley Chairs - Vesca Camera - etc.

Fp showing various ads: The Satchel Design Book of Common Prayer - Players Navy Cut Cigarettes Tobacco - Broadwoods and the British Music Exhibition.

Fp showing various ads: Golden Shred Marmalade - Robinson Cleaver Linen - Schotch Whiskies Distillers Co. Ltd - HOrlicks - Berkefeld Filter.

Fp back cover advert: De Reszke Cigarettes with hp illustration drawn by Rilette (aka Charles Sykes) showing a fashionable lady and man titled Widow's Weeds - page in blue with hints of red outline. 


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:

Hotels to Visit (list).

Page titled The Newsletter: Week by Week.

Disaster to the German Naval Airship L1.

The Cricket Season: A Brief Rieview by A. C. M. Croome.

Fp titled A London Letter by A. A. Milne.

French Army Ambulance Work.

The Mountaineering Season: The Alpine Crevasse and its Dangers.

Safety on the Railway: What Science and Organisation are Doing to Minimise Risk.

Fp titled A Literary Letter: Price Competition Novels by Clement King Shorter.

A Much Better Game - Short Story by Barry Pain.

Poem by Sarah Piatt titled The Passing Guest.

About Womens Sphere and Interests by Angela. Also answers to correspondents.

Motoring and Aviation page titled In the Petrol World. Leaves from an Observers Notebook by R. P. Hearne.

Odds and Ends of Varied Interest. sleekburnc.1309



This is an original USED newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print.

A publication similar to The Illustrated London News, The Sphere was a weekly illustrated newspaper published by The Sphere and Tatler Ltd., Great New St. London EC. If there is a particular date you require regarding this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

20 pages (40 sides). It measures 425 x 305 mm (16.75 x 11.25inches). It retains the outer advertising cover. The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. Some of the pages have blemishes/ handling marks due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images vary in size. The images are NOT in colour unless otherwise stated.

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 no pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in The Sphere carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. Please be aware there maybe typo/ spelling errors etc. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.


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Product Code 13Sept1913 (2170) 18Mar2019 D18 Wt420g
Weight 0.31kg