1915 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine FARQUHARSON Sancta Sophia Mosque CHORLEYWOOD (1590)
1915 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine FARQUHARSON Sancta Sophia Mosque CHORLEYWOOD (1590)
1915 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine FARQUHARSON Sancta Sophia Mosque CHORLEYWOOD (1590)
1915 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine FARQUHARSON Sancta Sophia Mosque CHORLEYWOOD (1590)
1915 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine FARQUHARSON Sancta Sophia Mosque CHORLEYWOOD (1590)

1915 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine FARQUHARSON Sancta Sophia Mosque CHORLEYWOOD (1590)

Product code: (Ref 1590) 310g
Original Vintage Magazine COUNTRY LIFE Dated 1915 FARQUHARSON OF INVERCAULD Sancta Sophia Mosque Constantinople LITTLE COURT CHORLEYWOOD York MOTORING First Eastern General Hospital Cambridge ANTARCTIC BIRDS. Plus much more; see main description

Antique Magazine COUNTRY LIFE First Eastern General Hospital Cambridge MISS FARQUHARSON OF INVERCAULD Sancta Sophia Mosque Constantinople LITTLE COURT CHORLEY WOOD York MOTORING Antarctic Birds


Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1915


Frontispiece Cover Photograph:  Miss Farquharson of Invercauld, daughter of Alexander Haldane Farquharson of Invercauld and Braemar Castle - full page (fp) frontispiece photograph by Vandyk. Info. this is either Myrtle or Sylvia Farquharson.    

Principal Contents and Features on:

The First Eastern General Hospital, on the King's and Clare Athletic Ground, Cambridge; Part I: View of the Wards, Taken From a Tree - South Front of Wards with Patients at their Beds (showing blinds open to the air down one side) - Interior Ward with Nurses and Patients - Floor Plan of the Hospital - x4 pics., and text/article. The article describes the hospital building etc "....Building consist of a wooden framework, the walls being covered externally with asbestos slabs and resting on brick foundations with a bitumen damp course, of the same construction as the hut of the German Kaiser which was so much talked about...." and also a list of numbers of patients admitted and their various ailments. Article etc is by A. E. Shipley, Master of Christ's College, Cambridge and would've been continued in the next issue of the magazine.

Blood Sires for Utility horses - x12 photos of named horses by W. A. Rouch, and text/article.

Antarctic Bird Life: An Adelie Penguin Feeding its Young - A Sclater Penguin and an Albino Royal Penguin Walking Together Macquarie Island - A Royal Penguin's Roodery (fp) - Victoria Penguins - Cormorant and Young on Nest - Blizzard Harassed Penguins - Sooty Albatrosses Nesting - Antarctic Petrels on the NEst - x8 pics., and text/article by Douglas Carruthers with mention of the book by Sir Douglas Mawson. c.keenlyside.

Russia and Constantinople: ON Galata Bridge - General View of Constantinople (fp) - Sunset at Stamboul - The Golden Horn - The Old Forts - Ruins of the Palace of Belisarius - x6 pics., and text/article by Stephen Graham.

The Mosque o Sancta Sophia Constantinople: Sancta Sophia From the West - SE Exedra and South Arcade (fp) - Bronze Door - Interior - Minber or Ceremonial Pulpit (fp) - Dome and Banded Column - Marble Ablution Fountain and Porphyry Column (fp) - plus four other drawings by Arthur E. Henderson - x11 pics., and text/article by Arthur E. Henderson FSA.

Colour Supplement of The Sancta Sophia, Constantinople from the North Aisle from a Painting by Arthur E. Henderson - this is a double page colour supplement on good quality card and a blank reverse; there are binding marks down centre fold (see scan).

York as an Armed Camp: Bootham Bar (officer on horseback) - A Machine Gun Detachment - The Scots Greys Coming Back to Barracks - Evening in Peter Gate (soldiers on the street) - x4 pics. from drawings by Lionel Edwards, and text/article by Colonel R. F. Meysey-Thompson.

Gardening - x2 pics., and text/article byFWH.

The Lesser Country houses of Today: Little Court, Chorley Wood Designed by Mister John D. Coleridge - x10pics. including a floor plan, and text/article by LW.

Shooting Notes and Old Sporting Guns: Nock 1833; Westley Richards 1821; Joseph Manton 1818; Charles Jones 1833; Ritchie 1849 reive - x5 pics., and text/article by Frank Wallace.

Automobile World: Interior of a Rolls Royce with Belgravia Limousine Body - x1 pics., and text/article.

Cabriolet and All Weather Bodies: Cunard Body on a Six Cylinder Napier - Austin Compact Cabriolet - Vauxhall with Inside Drive Body by Bristol Waggon Co. - 25-50hp Talbot Limousine Landaulet - 14-20hp SIddeley Deasy with All Weather Body x6 pics., and text/article.

External Fittings in Cars: A Brown, Hughes and Strachan Interior - Wolseley Occasional Seat - Seven Seater Lanchester Limousine - Bristol Cabriolet with Hood Open - Seating of a Bristol Body - x5 pics., and text/article.

Tires, Wheels and Springs: Photograph Shows Capacity of a Lanchester Suspension for Absorbing Obstacles - Full Elliptic Springs - Three Micrographs Showing Stages in the construction of a Dunlop Tire - x5 pics., and text/article.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Officers Families miel Fund - correspondence from Herbert J. Hope.

Pigs for Profit - correspondence from A. M. Pilliner.

Isle of Wight Bee Disease - correspondence from M.S. of Palnure N.B. (Scotland).

Dead Sparrow hawk - picture and correspondence from Dorothy Feilden.

Abundance of Plovers Eggs - correspondence from Horace G. Hutchinson.

Playful Trio of Triplet Lambs with an Old Shepherd - picture and correspondence from Claude Hosegood.

Mare Horses from The Front - correspondence from G. Denholm Armour.

Tree Anchored By the Roots After a Flood - picture and correspondence from Edwin E. Le Bas

Proposed Experiment i Education of Children of Agricultural Labourers - correspondence from thomas Shepherd.

Two Puppies - picture and correspondence from Herbert M. Lingford.

Boy with His Pet Goats - picture and correspondence from C. Leathers.


Waring and Gillow Ltd of Oxfrod Street - fp electric lighting loght advert showing x4 ornamental fittings.

Andrew Russell Ltd of Clifford St, Bond St W - fp showing examples of decorating and furnishings.

The Orchestrelle Company Pianola Piano - fp from a drawing by John A. Harris.  

The Burberry: The Yoke Burberry - Motor Burberry (x2) - The Belted - The Burberry - fp showing x5designs.

Fp showing various adverts: Sulphate of Ammonia - Hall's Distemper and Tredegars Furnishing and Decorations.

Austin 20hp Brooklands Sports Type Phaeton - fp with price.

Lanchester 25hp 6 Cylinder Southport Three Quarter Landaulet - half page.

Napier 30-35hp Six Cylinder Car After Descending Mont Cenis - a fp mountain scene on Via Mazzini, Susa, Piedmont outside what is now the Centro Culturale Diocesano (Museo Diocesano or Museum) with a kiosk, people and the car in the foreground etc.

Wolseley Vehicles: Ambulances Leaving for The Front - On Active Service - Delivering Bread to Troops - Batch of Wolseley War Lorries Ready for Despatch - x4photos for Wolseley Motors, Vickers Ltd.

Talbot Touring Car - fp.

ARTICLES (text only):

Scientific Egg Production with mention of Mme Albert Jasper

Country Notes. sleekburnc.

In Memoriam - poem by J. E. M. Barlow

Bread or Meat: Which Does Britain Need Most?

Literature - reviews etc.

The Half Bred Sir - with letters from Colonel Meysey-Thompson; Mr A. M. Pilliner; Captain G. Phipps Hornby.

Two West Country Hunts: Their Men and Horses (Dartmoor, and South Devon Hunts) with mention of Mr Bulteel, Mr Trelawny, Rev. Jack Russell, Mr J. C. Cooke Hurle - Mr Coryton. sleekburnc. 2703


Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897. This is an original USED vintage magazine not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

Thirty-three pages (66 sides). It measures 365x235mm (14.25 x 9.25inches ). The titled, priced and dated frontispiece page is present; but the outer advertising cover/wrap, property advertising, and other article supplement pages have been removed as it was bound without the exterior cover or end-pages/adverts. The spine has been reinforced/repaired at som time (see scan). The pages have binding marks through-out. There is a little age yellowing but this apart, the pages are very clean. The images vary in size and are in b/w unless otherwise stated. PLEASE NOTE: There are pages missing; but what I have described above IS present - so if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering carry on from the previous issue, therefore do not start at number 1.

The description of the contents above are in my own 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.This item will be packaged in a tube and sent RM small parcels (too big for lge. letter). Please note that I don't make profit on postage and packing; it is done at cost; ebay profits as they charge me approx. 10% on what I charge for postage.  

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Product Code (Ref 1590) 310g
Weight 0.31kg