1915 COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE WW1 Gwendolen Fitzalan-Howard OTTERTON SCHOOL Meillant Cher (9690)
Ivan Mestrovic GWENDOLEN DUCHESS OF NORFOLK Fitzalan-Howard Family OTTERTON SCHOOL Meillant Cher France SPENCER JOHN BENT VC James Leach VC
Original Antique Magazine
The Duchess of Norfolk and her Children - full front page photograph by Swaine of 106 New Bond Street London W. - Info. nee Gwendolen Constable-Maxwell - Lady (Mary) Rachel Fitzalan-Howard - Bernard Fitzalan-Howard - Lady Katherine Mary Fitzalan-Howard - Lady Winefride Alice Fitzalan-Howard
The Burghers of Calais - statue by Auguste Rodin in Victoria Tower Gardens, London
Full page photograph entitled Calais Come to Westminster - another picture of the Burghers of Calais
Double page entitled What the Country Gentleman Has Done for the War Part III - Lancashire showing a portrait photograph of each man from the county:
Major Bishop - Who Led the Storming Party at Teke Burnu (Lancashire Fusiliers)
Lieutenant L. B. L. Seckham MC - photograph by Maull and Fox
Earl Sefton Major in the Lancashire Hussars reive - photograph by Lafayette - info. Osbert Cecil Molyneux
Major A. J. Carter DSO - photograph by Beresford
Sergeant Hogan VC - Photograph by Ball - info. John Hogan b. Royton, Oldham
2nd Lieutenant James Leach VC - photograph by Lafayette - info. James Edgar Leach b. 1892 uncertain as to whether he was born in North Shields, Northumberland or Bowerham Barracks, Lancaster
Drummer S. J. Bent VC - photograph by M. Dixon - info. Spencer John Bent b. Stowmarket Suffolk
Private John Lynn VC - Info. b. Forest Hill London; d. Wieltje, Belgium
Rewards for the Brave showing twenty one medals awarded during various campaigns through the ages:
The Dunbar Medal 1650 Obverse and Reverse
Elizabeth's Naval Medal for the Armada Victory - Obverse and Reverse
Commemorative Medal fo rBattle of OUdenarde 1708 - Obverse and Reverse
Charles the Second Silver naval Medal - Obverse and Reverse
Pistrucci's Waterloo Medal - Obverse and Reverse
Waterloo Medal - Obverse and Reverse
Roberts Star for March to Kandahar 1880
South Africa 1899-1902
Meritorious Service Medal 1845 Obverse
Distinguished Conduct Medal 1854 - obverse and Reverse
Victoria Cross 1856
Distinguished Service Order 1866
Conspicuous Service Cross 1901
Distinguished Service Cross 1914
Naval Distinguished Service Medal 1914 -Obverse and Reverse
The Military Cross 1914 sleekburnc.
King George's Territorial Efficiency Medal
Croix Legion D. Honneur
Serbian Medal for Courage
French Medaille Militaire - Obverse and Reverse
Kites: Head First Through a Score of Rivals - photograph of birds by H. F. Winters - plus three more photographs of the birds
Meillant at Cher, the Property of the Marquis de Mortemart - Part II:
The North Side
The Chapel - Full page photograph
Coat of Arms Detail
Salle A Manger or Dining Room
Grand Salon - showing billiard type table, ornate fireplace etc.
The Chair of State
Reredos in the Chapel
Gardening: Lilium GIganteum in the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Wisley
Five photographs of sculptures by Ivan Mestrovic for an article entitled Mestrovic and the Spirit of Serbia :
Marko Kraljevic, Champion of the Servian Race - miel photograph by E. O. Hoppe
One of the Widows of Kosovo .
The Sculptor's Mother
Portrait of Leonardo Bistolfi
Milos Obilic, Most Noble and Vehement of Heroes
The Governor General's Palace
The Palace of the Kings of Poland
The Lazienki PalaceKeenlyside
The Market Square
Stage of the Ancient Theatre in the Lazienki Gardens
The Former Treasury of the Kingdom of Poland
Correspondence Page - Photographs from Readers:
Awakening the Echoes of the Mettengberg - From D. McLeish - shows a man blowing a gigantic cow horn in the Grindelwald Beneath the Wetterhorn
IN Hopes of Favours to Come - from Leonard V. Dowling - shows gypsy children in Surrey
The Hypocrite - From H. T. Barker - shows a book with a bottl in it
An Echium in Ireland Nearly 8ft High - From HGH - shows a lady measuring the plant in the gardens of Castlewellan
The Walled Sluit of Elsenburg - From John Allinson of Woodstock, South Africa - shows an ornate walled water channel which conveyed water to a mill
The Homestead at Elsenburg - From the above - it shows an old house in the Dutch style of architecture. The writer of the letter tells how it has been totally destroyed by fire
Pallas Cat from Tibet at The Zoological Gardens - From B.
A Young Greenfinch Flying Up to th eCage of a tame Canary - From D. R. Buchanan
The Children in the Class Room at Otterton School - From Lucy E. Williams
The Birds Sitting on Their Nest in the Classroom at Otterton (info. I'm assuming it is Otterton in Devon)
Two Napier Ambulances Presented by the Citizens of Essendon to Lady Mary Munro Ferguson and the British Red Cross Society - group photograph including Lady Ferguson - Sir A. L. Stanley - Lady Stanley - Mayor of Essendon - and others.
British Farmers and French Agricultural Distress
The Fleets - Poem by M. G. Meugens
The Burghers of Calais
The Jay Family by The Late R. Bosworth Smith
What The Country Gentleman has Done for the War Part III - Lancashire - with mention of Sir Ian Hamilton - Major Bishop - Brigadier Heneral Hare - 88th rigade - Captain Haworth - Lieutenant Colonel Butler of the Lancashire Fusiliers - Private Lynn - Lieutenant Fulcher - Major General Hubert Hamilton - Sir Edward Stanley - Sir William Molyneux of Sefton - Lord Crawford of and Balcarres - Lord Shuttleworth - Mr J. W. Fitzherbert-Brockholes - Hon. F. W. Egerton - T. Reive - Mr R. Weld Blundell of Ince Blundell Hall - Mister George Bradyll Bigland of Bigland Hall North Lonsdale - etc.
Otter Hunting: Hounds and Terriers
Kites and Aviation by Robert E. Cheesman
Meilland at Cher, France by Theodore Andrea Cook The
The Autumn Treatment of Loganberries and Raspberries by F. W. H.
IN the Garden
The Flemish System of Poultry Rearing: Scientifically Improved part VIII - by Belle Orpigne formerly Madame B. Albert Jasper (to be continued) - it also gives a table entitled Price of the Chickens and Expenses of a Modern Rearing Establishment
Warsaw by C. Hagberg Wright LL.D
Literature: Book of the Week
Correspondence Page: Letters from Readers (no photos) include:
Dorsetshire and the War
Where No War Is - From D. McLeish
Another "New Idea" (Seed Tape) - From James Carter and Co.
Yew Trees Dying - from Goerge Bolam
New Potatoes at Christmas - From T. R.
Scentless Musk - From Algernon H. Drummond
The Automobile World. sleekburnc. 3107
This is an original but USED 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. Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897.
20 twenty pages (40 sides). It measures 360 x 235 mm (14 x 9.25 inches ). There is no outer cover, the original advertising cover and supplement pages have been removed, approx five pages. The spine is loose and has been repaired/reinforced at some time with like paper. The pages are loose with binding marks through-out. There is a little age yellowing. The images are in b& w unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. There are pages missing as described above but everything listed above is present, 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 Country Life issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1.
The descriptive text in my listing, details 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.
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