1957 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine 9 May MARGARET PITMAN Aubrey House Kensington (7413)

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Margaret Pitman Miller AUBREY HOUSE KENSINGTON Antique Needle Cases GOLDEN EAGLE




Original Vintage Magazine

DATED 1957


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Margaret Pitman Daughter of Mr I. J. Pitman MP for Bath - photo by Pearl Freeman. Info. later Margaret Pitman Miller.

Outer Cover Photograph by Noel Habgood: Looking Towards the Church at Broadhembury, Devon. Cup marks to page.


Principal Contents and Features on:

May Blossom - x1 picture by Ronald Goodearl.

Adventures with Golden Eagles - x11 pics., and text/article by C. E. Palmar.

Flowering Shrubs - x5 pics., and text/article by Michael Haworth-Booth.

Salt From the Solent: Saltern oN the Solent in 1700 Looking Towards the Isle of Wight (sketch) - Interior of a Boiling House Sketched in 1782 - x2 pics., and text/article by Daphne Liddell.

General View of Cricket Match Between Worcestershire and West Indies at Worcester - x1 pics., and text/article by Arthur Hargrave.

Sir Vitor Sassoons Crepello Trained by N. Murless and Rudden by L. Piggot Winning 2000 Guineas at Newmarket (with Pipe of Peace, and Quorum) - 1x pic., and text/article by Dare Wigan.

Golf: New English Amateur Golf Champion A. Walker (Royal Johannesburg South Africa) - Whitehead Putting From the Edge of the 12th Green in the Final at HOylake - x2 pics., and text/article by Bernard Darwin.

Aubrey House, Kensington Part II. Home of Misses Alexander: Garden Front - Staircase and Entrance hall - Long Room - Painting by Pier Francesco Fiorentino in the Long Room - Portrait of The Late William Cleverly Alexander by Philip Connard in the Drawing Room - Long Room Fireplace dtc - Dutch Painting in the Dining Room - The Schoolroom Hung with Etchings by J. M. Whistler - Gallery Above the Entrance Hall - White Bow with Shipbuilding Scenes - Barnard's Yard, Rochester Kent by Dodd 1770 - x11 pics., and text/article by Gordon Nares.

Young Wild Duck - x1 pic., and text/article by J. Wentworth Day. sleekburnc.

Record British Roe Deer Heads - x2 pics., and text/article by G. Kenneth Whitehead.

The Art of the Needle Case: Various Shapes of Needle Cases 17thC etc - Standing Cases of Ivory in Fisherfolk Form miel - Bone Needle Case from Lapland - Various in Tortoishell, Mother of Pearl etc - 18th and 19thC Casses of Ivory Bone and Mother of Pearl - Beedwork Vernis Martin, Silver Gilt etc - Gold Wire on Ivory, Silver Ebony etc - x6 pics., and text/article by Sylvia Groves.

Fire and Menace on the Heath - x1 pic., and text/article by J. L. Eades. .

Mister William Innes Capt. Of Royal Blackheath Golf Club in 1778 - Spring Medal of Royal Blackheath Golf Club 1792 - Mr Peter Steel Driving at the Gravel Pit at Blackheath - Mr Henry Callender he Clubs Captain Gen, 1807- x4 pics., and text/article by J. M. Stevenson.

Daimler Century Saloon Car - x1 pics., and text/article by J. Eason Gibson with specification and performance list.

Crossword Puzzle, and Bridge Problems by M. Harrison Gray

Fashion and Garden Party or Ascot: Coats and Hats From Harvey Nichols, and Deben Freebody - Debutante White reive Organza Dress From Harrods - Ascot Suit from Liberty - Two Ballibuntal Straw Hats from Otto Lucas - Flowered Dress of Nylon Organze by Marcel Fenez; Hat by Moriot

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Group Photograph Taken in Lahore May 1857 The Month of the Indian Mutiny - picture and correspondence from Molly O'Connor, Little Bramley, West Moors, Dorset; the group includes her great grandparents Dr and Mrs Hathaway, Mr Montgomery (later Sir Peter), Mr Later Sir Charles Egerton - Mr ater Sir Charles Elliott.

Meeting of Washington and Lafayette After the Fall of Yorktown, Virginia in 1781 - picture and correspondence from Ronald Schweder, 105 Cadogan Gdns SW3.

Oaks in WIstmans Wood, Devon from an Egraving 1838 - picture and correspondence from Miles Hadfield, 39 Hamstead Hill, Birmingham 20.

Farm Labourers Contract of 1857 - picture and correspondence from D. W. Fryer, 52 Derby Rd, Ipswich. c.keenlyside.

Club Like Objects of Carved Oak from a Cotswold Farm - picture and correspondence from Major G. Raymond Morgan, 15-16 John St. Bristol 1.

Hawthorn Bush Formerly Used in The Herefordshire ceremony of Burning the Bush - picture and correspondence from Margaret Jones, Preston Wynne, Herefs.

Rolling Stone at Putts Corner, nr Honiton Devon - picture and correspondence from Bywayman of Somerset.

Font of St Margarets Church, Hales Norfolok Qainte dwith a Female Head beneath the Cover - picture and correspondence from Donald W. Insall, 31 Northumbria Drive, Henleaze, Bristol.


Fast Patrol Boats - After Painting by David Cobb - fp colour for Players Cigarettes.

The Stately homes of Schweppshire - fp back cover for Schweppes "Written by Stephen Potter and Drawn by George Him".

Debutante Evening Dress in Tulle from Roecliff and Chapman 19 Grosvenor St. London W1 - fp with price.

Soft Wool Cardigan Jacket from Hunt and Winterbotham of 4, Old Bond St, WI - hp.

Morley Nylon Stockings - hp.

Aristoc Stockings - hp.

Janitor Boilers of Camberley Surrey - hp.

Nescafe Blend 37 Coffee - fp.

Bentley Car - fp.

Wilkinson Sword Garden Shears - fp.

New Chintzes from Edinburgh Weavers of MOUnt St London - fp colour.

Sanderson Fabrics - fp col.

Harrods Furniture Galleries: Lounge Setting - fp colour; artwork unknown.

Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:

Dutton Homestall, East Grinstead.

Barland House, Presteigne, Wales.

Maes-y-Neuadd, Eisingrug, Talsarnau, Merioneth.

Iveson Place, AMpney St Peter, GLos. By Direction of Mrs K. C. Porritt.

The Old School House, Hampnett, Glos.

Loxwood Hall, Surrey Sussex Border.

South Foreland House, Kingdown, Kent.

Langley Estate, Loddon, East Norfolk (house).

Forston House, Dorchester, Dorset.

6 Nevill Park, Tunbridge Wells.

Moons Mill, Hadlow Down, Sussex.

Ickham Hall, Kent.

Langaford, North Bovey, Devon.

The Old Farm, Ashley Green, Chesham, Bucks.

Barton Hartshorne Manor Estate House x2pics int. and ext.

The Cleeve, Ross on Wye, Herefs. By dir of Lt. Col. F. C. C. Balfour.

The Abbey, Sutton Courtenay, Berks.

Penmorva, Sway Rd, Lymington, Hants.

Great Rissington Manor, Glos Oxon Borders. By dir. Of Mrs W. J. P. Marling.

TheManor house, Estate, Swaffham, West Norfolk.

Old Quakers house, Hedgerley Village, Bucks.

Bramshott Vale Estate, Liphook: Main Residence - Bramshott Vale Farm - Conford Park Farm x2pics.

Islanmore, Croom, Country Limerick x4pics.

Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire.

The Mill Cottage, Burford, Oxon x2pics.

The Glebe House, Masham, North Riding Yorkshire.

White Lodge, Framlingham, East Suffolk.

Prior's Manse, Broadway, Worcs.

Welltown anor, Boscastle, North Cornwall.

Latimer, near Chesham, Bucks.

Urchinwood Manor, Congresbury, NOrtrh Somerset.

Field Place, Paganhill, Stroud, Glos. Estate of Late A. W. Stanton Esq.

Forwood, Minchampton, Glos. Estate of Late Littleton E. Pipe-Wolferstan Esq.

Knapp House, Northam nr Bideford, Devon.

Walland Cary, Bucks Cross, nr Bideford.

Cobley house, Pentridge, Dorset.

ARTICLES (text only):

FP of various small articles: Reorganising Local Government - Belton House, Grantham - Dumb Suffering (transportation of cattle etc) - Royal Forestry Society.

Gentians - short verse by Elizabeth Vining.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus.

New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring.

Classified Announcements, and Properties. Sleekburnc. 0905

Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897. This is an original USED vintage 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.

Approx 42 pages (84 sides). It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ). The centre pages are loose; and staples are rusty leaving witness marks. There is a little age yellowing. Some of the pages have handling marks, blemishes due to their age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. Cup marks to front cover (see scan).The images vary in size and are in b/w unless otherwise stated. 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, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering carry on from the previous issue, therefore do not start at number 1. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

The description of the contents above are in my own 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. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope.

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Product Code 7413 (SOLD)
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