1916 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine SOLD (4201) Rothamsted Research BRAHAN CASTLE DINGWALL

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Twenty pages (40 sides) from a weekly issue of:


……………………. DATED 1916 ……………………

Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897.


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

The Maharani of Tikari - full front page photograph by Elliott and Fry of 55 Baker St. London W. - Info. nee Elsie Caroline Thompson an Australian actress, singer, dancer, comedian; wife of the Maharaja of Tikari also Tekari

Kashmir Flowers:

Rose Lotus Nelumbium speciosum - photograph by W. J. Clutterbuck

Flowers Fitting for a Shrine: Makdum Shah's Ziarat

Flowers Clothing the Ruins: Martund

Wild Iris in the Palace Courts Pari Mahal: Iris Kashmiriana and Rosa Webbiana

Sand Dunes and Coast Erosion:

Sand Ripples

The Beginning of a Hill (beach scene)

A Year's Progress in Formation (as above)

Marram Starting a Dune

The Grass Established

A Bank in Progress

Young Growth on the Landward Side

Rolling Mounds of Sand and Marram

The Present Work of the Rothamsted Experimental Station (Info. Rothamsted Research):

A Manurial Experiment

Drain Gauges for Studying the Amount and Composition of Drainage Water

Land Left to Run Wild

Brahan Castle, Ross-shire Seat of Colonel Stewart-Mackenzie of Seaforth:


Tapestry Room - full page

The Triumph of Mars

Dining Room

Warrior Kneeling Before Cupid

Mary Queen of Scots

Boudoir: Corner Cabinet

Diana Resting After the Chase

Entrance Front

What North Wales Has Done for the War - Part I:

Lord Newborough - Welsh Guards - info. William Charles Wynn

Captain Osmond Williams DSO Killed at Hill 70 - Welsh Guards

Colonel Jelf-Reveley - 7th Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Captain W. H. Wynne-Finch MC

Captain John Evans MC

Lieutenant Clough Williams-Ellis - Welsh Guards

Art Work at a Russian Arms Factory:

Round Table in the Hermitage Museum

Steel Table Damascened in Gold with Imperial Eagle and Cipher of Catherine II

Casket Belonging to Catherine II

Halberd Made for Peter II 1761

Sword Handle Damascened with Gold

Parasol Handle Keenlyside

Pineapple Top Vase in The Hermitage Museum

Pedestal, Inkstand and Pierced Steel Perfumers with Bronze Ornaments

From M. Batchmanoff's Collection

Correspondence - Photographs From Readers:

The Mountain Town of Ravello, Italy - From Marie Palmer

Snakes Eggs: A Jarful Found in a Rubbish Heap x2 - From Eleanor Shiffner

Fifty Four Solid Inches of Bees - From J. M. Swainson

A Prairie Pest: a Gopher x3 photographs from H. H. Pittman, Box 28, Wauchope, Saskatchewan, Canada

Foster Mother: A Cow and Its Foal - From H. A. Bryden

A Nightjar on Its Nest - From W. Wilson

Full page of adverts: Debenham and Freebody Alpaca Yarn Fleecy Coats 52/6d. - - Bromsgrove Guild Memorials Reive - - Hope's Casement Windows - - Manfield of 125 New Bond Street: Regulation No., M548 Boots etc.

Kempley New Church, Gloucestershire Designed by Mr Randall Wells - six photographs:

The Church From the SW - info. St Edwards

Tower and Entrance

Church From the NE

The Lych Gate

East End: Interior

Chancel Arch: Kempley Old Church - info. St Marys

Full page of adverts: Waring and Gillow - - Dr Dys Sachets de Toilette V. Darsy 54 Faubourg St Honore, Paris - - Blouse from Marshall and Snelgorve

National Campaign Against Flies, Heppell's Fly Spray - half page advert

Full page of adverts: Barrie Maternity Gowns - - Viyella Pyjamas - - J. C. Vickery Service Watch - - Marshal and Snelgrove Dressing Gown

Motor Car in a Norfolk Village

Goodrich Safety Tread Tyres - full page advert


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:

Artificial Manures and Increased Profits

Country Notes includes paragraphs about:

Mister Asquith with mention of Womens Suffrage etc

Price of Wheat

The Germans and Their Zeppelins

Military Training Reserve

Duke of Sutherland Gift to the Nation

Town Planning and the Dublin Reconstruciton Bill

The Liquor Control Board

At the End of the Days - Poem by Lilian Street

Gardener, Gardener - Poem by W. G. S.

Three Kashmir Flowers by C. M. Villiers-Stuart

The Present Work of the Rothamsted Experimental Station by Dr E. J. Russell

How Much Reclaimable Waste Is There? With mention of Mr A. D. Hall

Coastal Erosion

The Imporvement of Ponies in the New Forest with mention of Mr Burry - Sir Merrik Burrell - Rev. E. A. Milne - Rev. D. B. Montefiore - Mr Herbert Pratt - Mr E. Elander - Mr Norris Midwood

Brahan Castle by Lawrence Weaver

What North Wales has Done for the War, Part I with mention of Lieutenant W. H. Gough - Lord Harlech - Lord Clive - Lord Pewnrhyn - Lieutenant The Hon. Alan George Sholto Douglas-Pennant - Second Lieutenant The Hon. H. N. Douglas-Pennant - Captain Hon. G. H. Douglas Pennant - Hon. C. H. Douglas- Pennant - Sir Osmond Williams of Castle Deudraeth - The Hon. W. G. Ormsbgy Gore - Second Lieutenant Edmund Maurice Buckey - Major General John Vaughan - Lieutenant Colonel E. H. Thruston of Pennal Towers - Mrs Jelf-Reveley of Brynygwm - T. R. Miel - Lieut. Colonel. A. E. Jolf-Reveley - Second Lt. C. H. Jelf-Reveley - Mister Anwyl of Lligwy - Major H. M. Richards of Caerynwch - Captain Vaughan Wynn - Lieutenant John Wynn - Lieutenant Rhodie D. Owen-Jones - Captain Hugh Beauclerk Mostyn Pryce of Gunley - Lieutenant C. Williams Wynn of MEifod - Leiutejant N. . Turner - Lt. R. E. Naylor of Leighton Hall - Captain George Herbert Mytton of the Garth, Welshpool - Captain A. Mytton - Major W. J. Corbett Winder of Vaynor Park - Captain F. F. Corbett Winder - Commander M. D. Evans of Glascoed and Penymaes - Captain David Leslie of Bryn Tanat - Major W. M. Dugdale - Captain Gerald Dugdale - Brigadier General A. E. Sandbach - Major H. M. Pryce-Jones - Major J. M. R.Harrison DSO - Lieutenant Colonel E. Whitmore Jones of Bryn Talch - Lt. Col. Lumley Jones - Captain Morys Lloyd Mostyn - Captain John M. Evans of Broom Hall - Lt. Alan Percy Gough of Gelliweg - Lt. Wilfred H. Gough of Caer Rhun Hall - Mr Rupert Williams-Ellis of Glasfryn - Lt. Clough Williams-Ellis of Glasfryn - Captain W. H. Wynne-Finch

Dust - short poem by Dorothy Frances Gurney

Artwork at a Russian Arms Factory by E. Alfred Jones

Literature : Book of the Week and other reviews

Correspondence Page: Letters from Readers include:

Reclaiming a Norfolk Heath - from Frederick Duleep Singh

Hedgerow Trees Wrong in all Ways - From W. Robinson, Gravetye, Sussex

Within Sound of the Guns - From Percy Edgerton

War Work by a Woodpigeon - From Dorothy Kelway, Langport, Somerset

Another Old Riddle - From "Raven"

Speed The Plough - S. F. Edge, Gallops Homestead, Ditching, Sussex

Economy in the Garden - From HC

Ancient Iron Smeltings in Britain - From E. Adrian Woodruffe-Peacock

The Lure of the Chilterns - From E. S. Roscoe

A Freshwater Seahorse - From G. A. Boulenger

A Central Bureau for Distributing Medicinal Herbs - From Alice Sandford, The Herb Growing Association, 20-21 (sixth floor) Queen Anne's Chambers, Westminster, London (short)

Moor, Field and Covert: Pheasants Few And Early by Horace G. Hutchinson

Correspondence: Weasels and Stoats; letters from THB, and from James Ritchie

Insurance by William Schooling

Kennel Notes by A. Croxton Smith with mention of The Kennel Club - Fox Terrier Club - Irish Dogs in England - Rev. T. Salter of Bayview, Wicklow - Sick Dogs - Mr henry Gray - Professor Wallis Hoare

The Automobile World: Our Fuels Part III Benzol and other Home Supplies

Car Upkeep in War Time Part III: Cleaning Cylinders and Pistons by T. D. W. W.


The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. 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. This item will be packaged in a tube.
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.

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.

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Weight 0.3kg