1948 THE SKETCH Magazine Prince Charles HELEN ROWE Freddie Mills BOXER (2019) SOLD

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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 18 pages ( 36 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:

No Heel-Taps  a full front page showing people raising their glasses to toast the birth of Prince Charles
 Crowds Outside Buckingham Palace Waiting for the News of the Royal Birth  
Cartoons Celebrating the Birth of Prince Charles by Peter Ender
 Floodlit Buckingham Palace  
Birthlaces of Some of Britains Sovereigns
 Buckingham Palace at Night  
 Sandringham House Norfolk  
 Kensigton Palace – From An Old Print 1819  
 Norfolk house St Jamess Square Where George III was Born 1738  from an engraving
The Castle of Herrenhausen Near Hanover Birh of George I  from an old print
 The Stadholders Apartments in the Old Palace of the Counts of Holland at the Hague  from an old print
 St Jamess Palace – From an Old Drawing by F. Gasselin c1700  
The Palace At Edinburgh Castle  from an old print
 Hampton Court Palace – from the Drawing After Hollar  
 Greenwich Palace – From a Drawing Made by Hollar for Henrietta Maria Wife of Charles I  Sleekburnc.
 Pembroke Castle  from an old print
 Carnarvon Castle  from an old print
Falaise Castle, Normandy  from an old print
Photographs celebrating the Birth of Prince Charles Taken on 15 Nov:
 The Announcement Being Placed on Buckingham Palace Railings by a Policeman
 Sailors on HMS Victory – A Toast  
 A Gun Salute Fired by The King Troop
 Gun Salute Fired from the Honourable Artillery Company  
 The RAF  
 The Sergeant at Mace Cryer and Ale Taster of Andover – A Proclamation  
Westminster Abbey Bellringers  five men ringing 5,050 changes of bells
 the Blue Fountains of Trafalgar Square  
A Full page showing the declaration from Buckingham Place with a poem superimposed on it by Alan Melville
 At The Paul Gauguin Concert at Albert Hall - Fredrico Elizalde – His Wife – Theophile Briant the French Poet  
 Mrs Churchill Trying on an Apron at the Institution of Production Engineers at Portman Square  - Clementine Churchill
 Mrs Ralph Lloyd Thomas – Mr Beverley Nichols – at a Party at Peter Daubeny s House in Charles St.
 Lady Griselda Ogilvy Marries Captain Peter Balfour  cutting their wedding cake
 At A Luncheon party Given by the H. E. The Argentine Ambassador - Mrs Atlee – Dr Bramuglia – Lady Jowitt Wife of the Lord Chancellor – Mr Attlee – Senora Bramuglia  
 Mrs Alec Hambro, Cecil Beatons Younger Sister, at Berrycroft, Ashbury Near Swindon – With Her Children Rosamund and Zandra  – info. nee Barbara  Baba  Beaton Al
 Captain Douglas Bright Marries Miss Rosemary Farrer Manby daughter of Late Mr Justice Farrer Manby of Lymington  the couple who were married at St Pauls Knightsbridge
 At The RMA Sandhurst Drag Hunt Ball at the Staff College Camberley – Sir Charles and Lady Mclean – Mrs James Bowes-Lyon  
 Opening Meet of the Hertfordshire at Dagnall – Hon. Mrs J. F. Harrison Joint Master – Lieutenant Colonel Faulconer – Mrs Borwick (daughter of Mrs Harrison) ..  
 An Auction In Aid of the Citizens Advice Bureaux – Actor Ernest Thesiger Describing a Dress Reive Worn by Lady Hay wife of the Architect Sir Arthur Hay  
 Opening of the Marine Artists Annual Exhibition at Guildhall – Admiral Lord Fraser Giving a Witty Speech  
We Take Off Our Hat To page – People in Attendance On Princess Elizabeth at the Birgh of Her Son:
 Sir William Gilliatt MS FRCOG  
 Mr John H. Peel FRCS FRCOG  
 Sister Helen Rowe  
 Mister Vernon F. Hall FFARCS DA  
 Sir John Weir MB FF. Hom.  
 Mrs Roosevelt with Her Relatives, and Winston Churchill at the Tablet to the Memory of President Roosevelt in Westminster Abbey  and others – full page photograph
The Lord Mayors Show – Six photographs:
 Float for The Home Guard  
Float– Royal Marines and HMS Vanguard  
 Float - Scottish and Irish Volunteers 1859  
 Float – City of London Regiments  
 Float – Pikemen of the Hon. Artillery Company Escorting Miel the New Lord Mayor Sir George Aylwen in the Gilded Coach  
 His Worships Coachman George Wilson  
 Princess Elizabeth with The Duke of Edinburgh  double page photograph
Choice of the Month Page Selected by The Sketch Team of Experts – Frederick Laws – Mary Potter – Louis T. Stanley – C. A. Lejeune – Beverley Baxter – Stephen Potter -:
 Radio - Sir Stafford Cripps  lighting a cigarette
 Art - Matthew Smith  sitting on a deckchair smoking and drawing
 Sport - Ernie Roderick the Boxer  
 Screen Margaret Leighton The Actress in character  
 Stage - Anton Walbrook  playing a recorder or the like
 Literature - Eric George  
Full page of photographs
 Gracie Fields  a relief caricature cameo style by Ascroft –f or Candid Cameo page
 Freddie Mills The Heavy Weight Boxing Champion  full page photograph by John Deakin
 Hermione Baddeley in "A la Carte" ..
 Hermione Baddeley in "No Room at the Inn" ..
 Hermione Baddeley in " Quartet" ..
 Hermione Ginggold in " Slings and Arrows " .. two photographs by Angus McBean
 A Scene fronm"Bonnie Prince Charlie" – Highland Chieftainbs Waiting to Greet the Camerons of Glendissary  photograph from the film by Sir Alexander Korda starring Margaret
 Alan Wheatley – Cecil Trouncer – Leslie Banks – Helen Backlin in J. B. Priestleys "Home is Tomorrow" .. caricature sketch of the scene at the Cambridge Theatre drawn by Griff Sleekburnc.
 Hoover  gift idea advert
 Fly By BOAC  advert
 Selfridges Dinner Suit  advert
 Harris Tweed from Island Crofters  adver
Gift Ideas – Bags from Finnegans – Christion Dior Perfume – Elizabeth Arden Blue Grass – Pearl Choker from Harrods – Clock after Peckover – Full page
 Lindsay Maid Childrens Tailored Coat  advert
 Celanese Nightdress in Satin  advert
 Walters Footwear  advert
 Gorringes – Phantom Beaver Lamb Fur Coat  advert
 Coty LAimant Perfume  advert
 Austin Reed of Regent St.  advert
 Elizabeth Ann Dougle Drainer Sink Unit – From Andrews Bros Ltd of Stainless House, Weston super Mare  advert
 Twomax Real Scotch KInitwear – McClure and McIntosh of Glasgow  lady in sweater – advert
 Rodex Coat – by W. O. Peake  fashion advert
 Lady in Black of 13 Stratford Place London WI  fashion advert
 Invest in Natio0nal Savings  little boy playing with Meccano
 Wilfred Pickles and the Ronson Lighter  small photograph of him – advert
 Haig "Dont Be Vague" Whisky  advert
 Valstar Raincoat  advert
 Daimler Car  advert
 North British Wellingtons  advert for "Wellies"
 Gordons Gin  advert
 The Salvation Army  advert showing drawing of a little girl
 Brenner Ladies Dress  advert
 HusKees by Holmes of Norwich  shoe advert
 Air India International  advert
Recipe for Jamica Rum Drink – small advertfor the Sugar Manufacturers Assoc, of Jamaica .
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:
Sketch Book Page by Beverley Baxter
 The Prince  poem by Alan Melville
Book Review Page – by Rupert Croft-Cooke – There is No Armour by Howard Spring Full circle by Henry Cecil My Grandfather by Denis Constanduros London By Robert Henrey
Gracie Fields by Alan Melville
Short Story – the Sea is a Woman by Denys Val Baker
Our Play Critic Discusses "Home is Tomorrow" by J. B. Priestley at the Cambridge Theatre – by John Courtenay Sleekburnc.
List of Events of the Month – Weddings, Sheila Jackson Stops to Norman Gee, Daughter of Major Buller-Leybourne-Popham to John Son of Comte de Pret-Roose, Mary Bailey-Southwell of Johannesburg to The Hon. Piers St Aubyn and other occasions and events 

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 295 x 215 mm (11.5 x 8.5 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. 

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