1948 THE SKETCH Magazine ISABEL MILES-LADE Petronella Reynolds MERLIN HAY (6072)

The Sketch. An original vintage weekly issue of the Illustrated Arts Magazine - A wonderful insight into theatre, stage, royalty, society, sport, fashion, Cinema and many other activities of the day.
The Sketch

The Sketch was a British illustrated weekly newspaper, published between  February 1893 and  June 1959, by the Illustrated London News Company and was primarily a society magazine with regular features on Royalty and the aristocracy, theatre, cinema and arts, with a high photographic content.

This issue has 15 pages ( 30 sides)
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:

Four in Hand Team in Grey Toppers  front page
 The Duchess of Kent Presents the Wightman Cup to Mrs Wightman After the American Victor at Wimbledon  with others
Cartoon strip by Peter Ender
 The Royal Tournament at Olympia – King George VI – Queen Elizabeth – Princess Margaret and Mrs Harvey Wife of the Kings Private Secretary  
 Admiral Lord Fraser CinC Portsmouth Inspecting Troops on a White Horse  
 Procession at Cambridge University - Field Marshal Smuts Installed Chancellor of Cambridge University – Winston Churchill An Hon. Doctorate  
 Ex King Michael of Rumania and Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma Wedding Group – Princess Olga of Yugoslavia – Princess Nicholas of Greece – Princess Christina of hesse – Queen Frederika of Greece – Princess Dorothy of Hesse – Queen Mother Helen of Rumania – King Paul of Greece – Prince Erik of Denmark – Prince George and Princess Sophia of Hanover – Prince Carol of Hesse – Princesses Irene and Sophia – Crown Prince Constantine of Greece  
 Huge Crowds on Horse Guards Watching the Ceremony of the Trooping the Colour  
 Trooping the Colour  
Cricket – The First Test Match at Nottingham:
 Hutton Bowled by Miller  and others
 Compton Bowled by Miller  Keenlyside
 Edrich Bowled by Johnston  
 Hardstaff Caught by Miller off Johnston  
 The Wightman Cup Tennis Match at Wimbledon – Molly Blair and Jean Bostock GB v. Pat Todd and Doris Hart USA  
 Golf - Louise Suggs of USA and Jean Donald  
Cricket in Windsor Great Park -:
 The Duke of Edinburgh Bowling  
 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Talking to Leslie HJenson During the Match – Crackers the Corgi Sitting Near By  
 The King With Rev. R. R. Churchill andPrincess Margarets Sealyham Susan  
 The Duke of Edinburgh Batting – Captain Kimmins at the Wicket  
 Lord Milford haven – Captain Anthony Kimmins – Duke of Edinburgh - Princess Elizabeth – And the Photographer Share a Joke  
 At Chapel of Assumption Kensington - The Wedding of Mr K. Lomas of Beaulieu in Hants to Miss Anne Stokes Daughter of Mr Adrian Stokes of Lowndes Close  
 The Airborn Dinner Dance at the Savoy – The Duke of Marlborough – Lady Caroline Waterhouse  
 TheFourth at Eton – Lady Joan Newman – Lady Hyde – Lord hyde with Rust and Crumpet (dogs)  
 Derby Day – Engaged Couple Mrs Smyly and Lord St Aldwyn  – info. Diana Mary Christian Mills and Michael John Hicks-Beach
 At St Martin in the Fields - Wedding of Mr Alexander Grant Laing of Logie House, Dunphail, Morayshire and Miss Graeme Elizabeth Dalrymple-Hamilton daughter of Admiral Sir Frederick  
 Presentation Party at Buckingham Palace – Mr F. N. Reynolds – The Non. Mr and Mrs Denys Lowson – Miss Petronella Reynolds – Mrs Reybnolds  
 Christening of Lord Hay, Son of Captain Iain Moncreiffe and The Countess of Erroll – Lord James Murray – The Master of Erskine – The Hon. C. Stourton – Mr M. Scott – Reive - Hon. Mrs Erskine – Miss Moncreiffe – Sir Thomas Innes – Lucy Lady Erroll  
 Wedding of Miss Judith Welsh and Mr Anthony Holland at St Margarets Westminster  the pair outside the church
 Marriage of Major Humphrey J. G. Weld and Miss Frances Mary Fraser daughter of Major the Hon. Alastair Fraser of Moniack Castle  
Royal Ascot –:
 Miss Gillian Loder With Mr M. Harvey  
 Mrs Jocelyn Hambro  
 Miss Raine McCorquodale  
 Lady Rosse  
 The Duchess of Marlborough and Lady Sarah Russell  
 Mrs Randolph Churchill  – info. nee Pamela Beryl Digby etc
We Take Our hat Off to Page:
 Hazel Neal - Champion Wool Gatherer in The Warwickshire young Farmers Clup Competition  
 Mrs Blair – Mrs Bostock – Mrs Todd – Miss Hart – in the Wightman Cup  
 Pierino Gamba The Eleven Year Old Boy Conductor  
 Mr Chatrill of Bristol  
 Mlle Mony Venson of the Caberet Robinson, Paris  
 Sir Charles B. Cochran  full page photograph by Baropn
 Caricatures Drawn by T. G. Griffiths "Griff" – Clive Brook – Brenda Bruce - Pamela Borwn – Noel howlett – In The Gioconda Smile  
France – Hospices de Beaune-Bourgogne  
 France – At The Villa Mauresque on the Riviera - Somerset Maugham Lunching with His Daughter Lisa, Her Two Children and Some Friends  
 France – Chapel of the Midi, Chateau lArc  
Fashion Sketches by Frances Marshall – Royal Ascot -:
 1901 – The Gibson Girl Silhouette  
 1910 – Black Ascot The Month After Edward VII Died  
 1914 – Jus Before the First World War  
1922 – Skirts Shrank  
 1929 – Cloche Hats an Cropped Hair and a Verderer of Windsor Forest  
 1948 – Almost Ankle Length Dresses and Edwardian Hats – An Man in Morning Coat  
Royal Ascot:
 King and Queen in an Open Landau  
 The King and Queen – Princess Elizabeth – Princess Margaret  
 The Royal party Train Their Glasses onthe Race "The Gold Vase " won by M. Boussac  
Fashion Miss Elizabeth Shelley in Black Taffeta  
 Mrs Alan Fairley in Sprigged Organdie  
 Lady Isabel Milles-Lade to Marry Lord Derby  full page photograph of the lady by Antony Beauchamp
 Tail Waggers  kangaroo and poem drawn ane written by Alan Melville
Photomantage by Angus McBean showing actors from "Four Steps in the Clouds" or Quattro Passi Fra LE Nuvole
Choice of the Month Page:
 Lilian Bowes Lyon for Her Poems  
 W. R. Johnstone The Australian Born Jockey  
 David Jones the Artist for His Drawings  
 Eleven Year Old Margaret OBrien for Her Performance Miel in "The Unfinished Dance" .. Sleekburnc.
 Bill Kerr From Wagga Wagga – Radio  
 Yvonne Arnaud – Actress  
Miss Vacanis Dance School for Children:
 Nemore the Daughter of Dr And Mrs Nigel Loring  
 Louise Daughter of Mr Godrey Ralli and Grandaughter of Sir Strati and Lady Ralli – Elizabeth Twin Daughter of Mrs James Whatman – Margaret Daughter of Mr and Mrs E. W. Stephens – Ann Whatman twin of Elizabeth  
 Frances the Daughter of Mrs Margaret Sweeny  
 Antony Son of Mr And Mrs Woosnam-Mills  
 Christabel and Katharine Daughters of Mister and The Hon. Mrs Kenneth Carlisle  
Full page of adverts – Manfields Arch Preserver Avon Tyres Champion Plugs Allure The Kent Cosby Perfume Hairbrush - Photograph by Jean Kent  
Full page of Adverts x2
 Craven A Cigarettes Made Specially to Prevent Sore Throats  full page colour 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:

The Sketch Book Page by Beverley Baxter with ref. to - info. written by Arthur Beverley Baxter a Canadian born journalist and politician

Melvillainy by Alan Melville

Our Play Critic Discusses and Plays in Brief - by John Courtenay the Play Critic

Books Reviewed by Rupert Croft-Cooke

Film Critic C. A. Lejeune and

Sport by Louis T. Stanley

M'Rabi – The Sketch Short Story by Warden Ledge 

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 350 x 250 mm (13.5 x 9.75 inches).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The images vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.

This item will be packaged in a tube.  

Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies 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. As far as I can tell there are No pages missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. 

Weight 0.245kg
Condition Used