RACHEL STURGIS Italian Architecture BIRDWATCHING Milton Abbas Dorset CHURCHERS COLLEGE PETERSFIELD
Original Weekly Magazine
Lady Rachel Sturgis - full front page photograph by Lallie Charles of 67 Curzon St. Mayfair London W. - Info. wife of Mr (later Sir) Mark Beresford Russell Sturgis- daughter of Francis John Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, Earl of Wharncliffe.
Architecture in Italy:
Ravenna - A Byzantine Capital at San Vitali.
Venice and The Screen and Pulpit of St Marks - photograph by J. Shaw.
The Screen at Torcello Cathedral.
The Campanile at Chioggia - full page photograph by A. Keighley - info. Alex or Alexander Keighley.
A Rock Pipit Nesting - photograph by Miss E. L. Turner.
Plus nine other photographs by her including nesting Sparrows, Reed Buntings, Corn Bunting, Skylark, Twite's; plus article by Emma Louise Turner the ornithologist and pioneering bird photographer.
The Gardens at Claremont - A Border of Pentstemons - photograph by H. N. King.
Milton Abbas in Dorset - The Seat of Sir Everard Hambro:
Entrance to the Courtyard. c.keenlyside.
The Abbey from the Grass Stairway - full page photograph.
West End of The Hall.
The Billiard Room.
The Dining Room.
The Abbey Church - full page.
A Song of English Trees - photograph by M. C. Cottam.
Pine and Gorse - photograph by W. A. J. Hensler.
Primroses in a Wood - photograph by W. Reid.
The Marauding Cat - Three photographs of a cat, and another entitled A Lesser Woodpecker with Food for Its Young - photographs by Smith Whiting.
A Florentine Lady- Ascribed to Domenico Veniziano.
St John - From a painting by Geertgen Tot Sint Jans.
Photographs from Readers for Correspondence Page:
A Kingfisher in Flight - three photographs by J. H. Symonds.
A Tartas Woman and Child at Tiflis - by E. K. Fuller.
Dolly Holding Forth: Dorothy Pentreath of Mousehole in Cornwall- an old woman of 1700- s who sold fish.
Cornish Fish Sellers - an old woman with their donkey and cart.
Full page of adverts includes:
Castles Garden Furniture: Seat Made from Man O War Teakwood from an Old Ship - shows an inset of HMS Duncan Late Pembroke, Being towed to Castle Shipbreaking at Woolwich.
Aertex Cellular Clothing.
Churchers College at Petersfield and Its Alteration by Messrs Unsworth and Triggs:
The Garden Front.
Churchers College from the Street.
The New Bay.
Ground Floor Plan- small diagram.
The Patriots Consolation.
Country Notes with mention of Zeppelin Raids - - Professor Wood on Milk and Eggs - - Mr C. Winckworth Allen on Housing of the Labourer - - Captain Balfour and the Backwardness of farm labourers, in the Rural Districts of N. England and S. Scotland, in coming forward to recruit for the war - - - The Midland Reafforestation Association - - - Death of Captain Francis Grenfell VC - - - Germanys Reply to the American Note, Miel Mister Bryan, President Wilson etc - - - Mr Avray Tipping on the Feeding of School Children in a Welsh Village
Short Verse entitled "Devoir" by Arthur Holmes.
Small Verse entitled "Festival" by Lillian Gard.
Venice and Her Treasures by Sir Martin Conway.
Books of the Week include:
The War Speeches of William Pitt the Younger - Selected by R. Coupland M.A.
The Ink Slinger by Rita.
Quaker Women by Mabel Richmond Brailsford.
The Irish Nuns at Ypres.
The Little Man and Other Satires by John Galsworthy.
Wildlife on a Scottish Heath by Miss E. L. Turner - Birds.
The Elder and the Bagmen - by J. L. Dickie - story of a storekeeper Peter Tamson of Glengollach (fictional).
Gardening pages. sleekburnc.
Country Homes - Milton Abbas by MC.
The Returns from Cheese by "Cheddar Valley".
My First English Spring by an Australian Visitor - by Amy E. Mack.
The Land in War Time IV by C. A. Dawson Scott.
The Marauding Cat by Walter Raymond.
The Report of the Trustees of the National Gallery - By Robert C. Witt FSA Reive.
Feeding the Children by H. Avray Tipping.
The Thrush as Mimic by W. H. Hudson.
Shire Bone and Thoroughbred Bone (horses)- Letters From:
Mr A. Mules of Armstrong College, Newcastle on Tyne.
Mr A. G. Burchardt Ashton.
T. Eaton Jones The Veterinary Superintendent of The Liverpool Corporation.
Mr Thomas William Cave FRCVS.
Correspondence Page - Letters from readers include:
Milk versus Eggs - from T. B. Wood of The School of Agriculture, Cambridge.
The Dotterel - from H. A. Bryden.
Warbelynge at the Front - from F. Jones Bateman of the 2nd Welsh Regiment.
The Cuckoo - from Hubert D. Astley.
Flemish Methods of Poultry Rearing in England - from MCP of Lancashire.
The Sea Blue Bird of March,- Kingfisher - from J. H. Symonds.
Stoat versus Rat.
From the Caucasus - from B. E. D. W. of the British Expeditionary Force in Belgium.
Cornish A Forgotten Language - from Theodora Roscoe.
Pigeons as Food - from "Senex".
Theory and Practice In Horse Breeding. sleekburnc. 0506
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