1948 THE SKETCH Magazine YOLANDE DONLAN Roland Michael Pertwee JOSEPH COTTON (4072)

Product code: 4072 (170g)
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
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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 16 pages ( 32 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:

Yolande Donlan – The American Actress  full front page photograph by Antony Beauchamp
 Westminster Abbey Memorial to Combined Services – by Gilbert Ledward RA – Commando – Submarine Seaman – Parachutist  
Four Cartoons by Peter Ender
 The Daily Mail £2500 Golf Tournament at Sunningdale – Sam Kings Drive Which Hit a Specator, RIcochetted and landed inthe rough before another Spectator  
 Stamford Bridge International Midget Car Racing – On The Track  
 Training for the Royal Tournament – Two Naval Gun Crew with Heavy Limber Wheels at the Naval Gunnery School HMS Excellent, Whale Island  
 Hermione Baddeley - A Relief Caricature Cameo Style Likeness by Griff or T. G. Griffiths – for Candid Cameo Page  
Scene from "The Paragon" at the Fortune Theatre  a near half page drawing in caricature by T. G. Griffiths "Griff" of Elizabeth Kentish – Rachel Kempson – Walter Fitzgerald – Hugh Burden
Choice of the Month Page: Sleekburnc.
 Eileen Herlie – Chosen by C. A. Lejeune  
 Walter Fitzgerald – by Beverley Baxter  
 Algernon Blackwood – by Frederick Laws  
 G. H. G. Doggart – by Louis T. Stanley  sportsman
 Augustus John – by Mary Potter  
 Louis MacNeice – by Stephen Potter

 Soestdijk Palace Holland – Mr and Mrs Churchill with Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard and Their Children – Mr Churchill Holding Princess Marijke  
 1 Carlton House – Committee Meeting for The May Ball – Lady Beatty – Mrs William Rollo  
 Presentation Parties at Buckingham Palace – Miss Angela Cross – Lady Cross – Mrs Carlton Cross en Route for the Palace  
 Royal Windsor horse Show at Home Park – General View  
 Royal Windsor Horse Show – Princess Alexandra Presents a Cup to Miss Skeltons Horse Chocolate Box with Gordon Hiscock Up  
 Horse and Pony Show near Horley – Mrs Philip Kindersley with Daughters Nicolette and Virginia  
 Horse and Pony Show near Horley – Lady Anne Fitzalan-Howard on Pony Robin Hood – Miss Janet Hutch – Duchess of Norfolk – Miss Flavia Phillips  
 Yacht Race at Seaview, Isle of Wight – Captain Chichester Smiths "Catherine" – "Lalage" – "Thistle" – Captain Eyston s "Circe" ..Miel  
 Racing at Hurst Park – Mister Clifford Nicholson s "Programme" with E. Britt up – Mr Maurice Ostrer s "Hooked" with C. Elliott up – Lady Irwins "Diwala" with E. Smith riding  
 Leslie Henson – Eight Expressions in Sequence of Him Taking a Hang Over Remedy of Seidlitz Powder  full page of photographs
 The British Womens Hockey Team at Amsterdam  
 Frank Swift the Goal Keeper Receives "The Bull" at Turin  
 Bob Hartley Suspended on a Rope Down Cliffs Near Bridlington Gathering Eggs of Guillemot, Razorbill, Kittiwake and Puffin  
 Writers of "The Paragon" - Father And Son, Roland and Michael Pertwee  full page photograph of them working in their study 

Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh Visit Paris:
The Royal Couple Proceed Down the Seine for an Official Reception  
 Longchamp Racecourse – Princess Elizabeth, Known as Princess ZIzette by the People of France, Waving to Crowds  
 Chic Mannequins Who Were Presented to the Princess at a Well known paris Night Club  row of ladies in fashionable gowns
 The Musee Galliera – Princess Elizabeth in a Fashionable Outfit with Hat  
 A Dinner at the Elysee palace – Their Royal Highnesses Pose for a Picture  
 The English Church in the rue Aguesseau near the British Embassy – The Couple Attended Holy Communion  coming out of the church
 Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip Leaving La Tour dArgent Restaurant and Afterwards Went to the Carrere Night Club  
The Arc de Triomphe – Princess Elizabeth Signs Her Name in the Golden Book

 Studies of a Baby – by Augustus John OM RA  
 Magnolia in Jug – by Augustus John  
 Interior of the Pantheon Theatre – by Thomas Rowlandson  
 Dr Kenneth Clarke – By Augustus John

 Joseph Cotten  full page photograph by Karsh of Ottawa of the film star actor
 Photomontage by Angus McBean of Laurence Oliviers "Hamlet" ..
Designs for the "Hamlet" Film by Roger Furse – The Trumpeters  Hamlet Alone in Council Chamber  Plus three other paintings or drawings
Full page sketch by Beauchamp – Sales Assistant scene
 Cartoon by Boast – artist scene
 Cricket – Ray Lindwall  small photograph
 The Touring Australian Cricket Team  
 Golf – Norman Von Nida  
 Golf – Jacqueline Gordon  
 A Photobiography of Gordon Richards the Champion Jockey – In 1905 Aged One  In 1943, 2,750th Winner  1947  1948  full page
Full page of adverts inc. – Moss Bros  Black an White Scotch Whisky  Gordons Gin  Arnold Bennett, Basildon Bond
Full page of adverts – Harella Fashions by L. Harris of 243 Regent St London  Frederick Starke Dress and Hat Design REive of London Model House Group 31 Bruton St  Peggy Sage Finger Tip Specialist (nail salon)  Kirbigrip for Hair
 Full page of adverts – Gorringes Pure Silk Crepon Nighdress wit brassiere top (fashion sketch)  Twomax Sports Wear, Womans Shirt Blouse and Shorts  Steiner of Mayfair, Hair Salon  Burberry Ladies Coat in Check
Full page of adverts – Votrix Bermouth  lotus from Lilley and Skinner – etc
 Number Seven Beauty Preparations from Boots  Full page colour advert showing a drawing of a fashionable young woman – artwork by Bruce Angrave
 A Spray of Orchids - Cussons Imperial Leather Soap  full page advert with artwork by Cedric Chater
 Goray Skirt  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

Hermione Baddfeley on Candid Cameo Page - 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

Films In Brief by C. A. Lejeune

Sport by Louis T. Stanley

The Clue – The Sketch Short Story by Shay Mackie 

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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Product Code 4072 (170g)
Weight 0.245kg