Original Vintage Magazine
'Tintern Abbey ' full page on outer cover – photograph by Elsa M. Megson
' Mlle Danielle Colomb ...To Be Married to Mr Anthony Hudleston... ' full frontispiece page photograph by Vandyk of the lady – info. daughter of Jean-Pierre Colomb of Vieux Toit, Cologny, Geneva
' A Shepherd and His Two Dogs ' photograph by T. Parker
Brownsea Island on the Dorset Coast:
'Brownsea Island with Poole Harbour in the Distance '
' The Victorian Castle '
'The Salt Water Lagoon with Canada Geese '
'The Church Built by Colonel William Waugh '
'Cupressus Macrocarpa (Monterey CypressTrees) Growing on the Island '
'The Vanished White English Terrier – Prince, Painted by George Earl c1870 '
'Charcoal Drawing of Women Sitting Chatting – By Camiulle Pissarro '
' Silver Bowl By Lars Mansson of Mariestad In Sweden ' interior and exterior
'Medal by Peter Van Abeele '
'Famille Verte Dish frtom the K'ang Hsi Period '
'From Chastleton Manor, Moreton in Marsh - Jacobite Glasses and Decanter '
Wimbledon House in Surrey:
'Built for the Duchess of Marlborough - Main Front Designed by Lord Pembroke and Rohger Morris '
'Sketch Plan of the Main Floor With Hand Written Annotations by the Duchess '
'Diana Duchess of Bedford – From a Portrait at Woburn Abbey – Titled Diana Spencer Daughter of Charles 3rd Earl of Sunderland ...'
' Sarah The Duchess of Marlborough - From a Painting by Sir Godfrey Kneller ' nee Sarah Jenyns or Jennings
'Plan of Wimbledon House 1771 '
' The North Front ...'
'Plan of the Garden '
'Longleat Wiltshire and The Gun Dog Test of the Country Landowners Association – Mr C. J. Shilton and His Labrador Hazel Common Gay Retrieving from the Water '
The Royal International Horse Show at White City Stadium in London:
' David Barker on Mister Softee '
'Bill Steinkraus on Sinjon '
'Pat Smyth Taking a Jump on Scorchin ..'
' Captain Piero D'Inzeo On His Horse The Rock '
' Miss Aly Pattinson on Polyanna Owned by Mister A. Deptford and Mrs K. V. Coates ' photograph of Miss Pattinson on the horse
' Golf – David Thomas at Moor Park nr Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire '
'Golf at Moor Park - K. Nagle Using a Putter '
Clenston Manor in Dorset – Part I:
'View of the House fro the South West '
'South End of the House '
'The Gabled Stair Turret ' sleekburnc.
'Entrance Doorway of the Newel Stair '
'Looking from the First Floor Passage - Upper Twist of the Stair '
'Entrance Hall '
'Early Tudor Portion of the Roof '
'Cusped Wind Braces and Plaster Frieze c1545 in the Roof '
'Plaster Work c1545 in the North Attic '
' Plaster Decoration at Mapperton in Dorset Which Used the Same Moulds as Clenston '
'The Gabled Stair Turret at Wolfeton House Dorchester ' from a drawing by Edward Blore c1825
Controversial Painting by James Abbott McNeill Whistler:
'Portrait of Miss Cicely Alexander by J. M. Whistler 1872 '
'Sketch for The Portrait of Miss Alexander Which Hangs in Aubrey House Kensington '
'Part of a Letter from J. M. Whistler and his Mother to Mrs Alexander with Instructions for the Purchase of Indian Muslin for Cicely's Dress '
'A Review of the Portrait in Punch Magazine '
'Miss Grace Alexander – An Unfinished Sketch '
Shrubs for Seaside Gardens:
'Olearia Scilloniensis '
'Lena Fuchsia '
'Hebe Andersonii Variegata '
'The Jerusalem Sage - Phlomis Fruticosa '
'Stratford on Avon Mop Fair 1895 - Ox Roasting ' photograph by Helmut Gernsheim
Photographs Sent in By Readers for the Correspondence Page:
'A Badger Photographed Near A House at Purley in Surrey ' sent in by W. A. Caddick of 248 Old Lodge Lane, Purley
'Stanton Drew in Somerset – Part of The Stone Circle ' Sent in by Bernard Malone of 11 Richmond Hill, Clifton, Bristol 8
' Hardington Somerset – The Church ' - - - ' Box Pews in the Church ' sent in by C. J. N. Dalton of Combers, Leigh Reigate in Surrey
'Exeter – the Higher Market Threatened With Demolition ' sent in by Cyril E. Wrayford of 12 College, Bovey Tracey in Devon
'Near The River Rheidol in Cardiganshire – An Oven Built Between Two Derelict Cottages ' sent in by F. Clive Banton of 134 Oak Tree Lane, Birmingham
' Shaldon in Devon – Ringmore Towers ' sent in by A. J. Neath Reed, of Ringmore Towers with a letter about the timbers from HMS Foudroyant being used for the wood floors
'P&O Orient Lines – TheTortois and The Hair ' a swimming pool onboard a ship or cruise liner – full page colour advert – info. P and O or Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company
'Making Trout Flies – Three Castles by W. D. And H. O. Wills ' full page colour advert, a photograph of two men making trout flies for fishing
'Peerless Kitchen Dersign ' advert showing an ultra modern kitchen design with oven, hob, units etc
'NSPCC – A Baby in a Swing with an Officer '
'Crossword Puzzle and Clues
'Bridge Problem '
Full page of adverts includes – bonsai Dwarf Trees from A. J. Mackie of SKirmett - - Swimming Pools from Rutherford of Reive Battle and Sunningdale (two designs) - - TheTommy Longram Plant Waterer from Edward Thomas of Oswestry - - Exmoor Garden Furniture by C. L. Division of Exebridge - - Carmichael Swimming Pool Covers - - Black and Decker Hedge Trimmer - - Lister Domestic Pump – etc
'Alan paine Shetland Sweater ' advert
'Cunard Cruise in Caronia ' advert
'Doublemint Chewing Gum ' advert
'Fine Irish George I Bowl by Richard Williams c1755 ' advert for S. J. Shrubsole Of 43 Museum St London and 104 East 57th Street New York
'Chippendale Mahogany Jardinere etc From Regency House Walton on the Hill ' advert
'Hepplewhite Pembroke Table – M. Harris and Sons ' advert
'John Bell of Aberdeen – Bookcase and Chair ' adv.
'18c Mahogany Dining Table from H. W. Keil of Broadway Worcs ' adv.
'Chichester Antiques Ltd of 43North Street – Cornelis Beeldmaker 'adv.
'Blaise Preston Ltd of Dunstable Beds ' adv.
'Mallet Ltd of 40 New Bond St London WI ' adv.
'Asprey and Co Ltd of New Bond St – French Bow Commode Stamped Grevenich ' adv.
' Allom Heffer and Co. Of 17 Montpelier St London ' adv.
'A Simone Mirman Hat for Victor Stiebel's Collection '
'A John Cavanagh Jacket of Gunmetal Mink '
'A Ronald Paterson Jacket of Pearl Mink '
'Thomas Agnew of 43 Old Bond St London – Hunter in Windsor by Edmund Bristow - - The Neptune Fountain by Joshua de Grave ' full page advert
Full page of adverts inc. W. H. Colt of Bethersden near Ashford in Kent - Cedar House '
'The New Florides Renault Car ' full page colour advert – back page
' The Twelfth by John Leigh Pemberton ' full page advert showing a painting – advert for Midland Bank Ltd
'Whitbread Pale Ale ' full page colour beer advert – end of property supplement
COUNTRY LIFE PROPERTY PAGES:
'The Ixworth Thorpe Estate by Direction of Executors of C. G. Peel - - Lynton House Farm - - Manor House Farm - - Agents Knight, Frank and Rutley of 20 Hanover Square London WI ' two photographs
' St Leonards Park near Horsham - - 114 Acres - - By Auction King and Chasemore, Newland, Tomkin and Taylor - - Agents Knight Frank and Rutley '
'Residential Property on the Wildwoods Estate at Enfield Middx - - - 51 Acres - - - Agents Jackson-Stops and Staff of 14 Curzon St London WI '
'Monks Tower, Oakwood Hill, Ockley in Surrey - - Jackson Stops and Staff '
Oxendon House on The Leic Northants Border - - 2½ Acres - - Jackson-Stops ... '
'Central Portion of Leigh House near Chard in Somerset - - Jackson Stops and Staff ...'
'The Old Forge at Compton Bassett - - Jackson Stops ...'
'Meadway Cottage at Arlington, Bibury in Gloucestershire '
'Riverside Residence at Rock Castle, Bandon, Co, Cork Ireland - - Jackson-Stops and Staff ...'
'Woldingham in Surrey - - Built 1912 with Tennis Courts '
' Picturesque Old World White Washed Cottaged at Hartley Wintney n Hants - - Nicholas 147 Friar Street Reading ...'
' Close to the 17th Green of Wentworth Golf Course - - Modern Residence in about 2½ Acres - - Agents Hamptin and Sons of Arlington St., St james SWI ...' two photographs of house and garden
' Willowmead Cottage at Cranleigh in Surrey - - Hampton and Sons ...'
'Ockley - South of Leith Hill - - 16th Century Cottage - - Hampton and Sons ...'
'Summerhill Farm, Headcorn in Kent - - 136 Acres - - Strutt and Parker, Lofts and Warner of 41 Berkeley Square London '
'Lovatt Houses at Woking Surrey - - - Tresidder and Col of 77 South Audley Street ' new house interior and exterior, one of five
'Beaulieu in the New Forest – 5¼ Acres with Adjoining Paddock - - Fox and Sons 32-34 London Road Southampton '
'Round Island - Poole Harbour - - 10 Acres - - Fox and Sons ..'
' The Favoured Roundabout Area of West Chiltington in Sussex - - Fox and Sons ...'
'Blackburn Rig House Berwickshire - - 250 Acres - - John D. Wood 23 Berkeley Square London ...'
'Llwynbedfw – Gentlemans Residence - - 83 Acres - - John D. Wood and Co. ...'
'Brackens – Farley Hill, Berkshire - - Architect Designed Detached House - - 9 Acres - - Agents Martin and Pole '
'South of Ide Hill nr Sevenoaks - - 7 Acres - - Harrods 32, 34 and 38 Hans Cres. London SWI ' SleekburnC.
' The Towers, Washington Sussex - - 1½ Acres - - F. L. Mercer 66-68 Haymarket London SWI ...'
'Near Horsham In Sussex – Period Cottage by Direction of Lady Jean Zinovieff - - 5 Acres - - Agents Ralph Pay and Taylor of 3Mount St London WI ...'
'Georgian Cottage on Berkshire Wiltshire Border – By Instruction of Princess Sheila Galitzine - - 11½ Acres - - Ralph Pay etc ...'
'Woodside, Lower Cross Keys, Sevenoaks - - Ibbett, Mosely, Card ...'
'Limpsfield Chart Country Residence of Character - - Ibbett etc '
'The Croft Road Estate, Goring on Thames - - 7Architect Designed Houses - - Tufnell and Partners ...'
'Friston Down near Eastbourne – Caracter Resience 4½ acres - - Rowland Gorringe of Lewes and Seaford ...'
' 18th Century House near Bungay in Norfolk - - 8 Acres - - Alfred Savil, Petre and Alfred 45 Elizabeth Street SWI London ...'
'The Grove Residential Estate at Great Saling Essex - - 94 Acres - - Agents Balls adn Balls of Braintree ...'
'bowicks Farm, Caton nr Lanaster - - On Instructions fro Mrs A. P. Horne FBHS - - 20 Acres - - T. Myerscough and Green 12 Winckley St, Preston, Lancs ...'
'On the Cookham Reach on the Thames - - 50ft River Frontage Miel - - Giddy and Giddy ...'
'Bristol House, Danbury - - 2/3 Acre - - Taylor and Co 17 Duke St Chelmsford ...'
'West Indian Style Residence Nassau, Bahamas - - H.G. Christie of Nassau ...'
New Role for Parish Councils
Numbers of Small Farms – Ministry of Agriculture numbers
Cruelty and the Law – with mention of Lady Wooton
Saving Britains Coasts
Summer Evening – Poem by Margaret Rhodes
Brownsea Island – a Famous Sanctuary Saved – by Garth Christian
The Vanished White English Terrier – by S. M. Lampson – a English breed, now extinct
Collectors pages by Frank Davis
Wimbledon House, Surrey Built for Sarah Duchess of Marlborough – By Marie P. G. Draper
The Game Fair at Longleat – by William Seymour
Show Jumping at the White City – by J. A. Talbot-Ponsonby
Golf page by P. A. Ward-Thomas
Wild Trout by Ian Niall
Signpost Safari – poem by Gilbert White
Clenston Manor Dorset, Home of Mr and Mrs Richard Carlyle-Clarke - by Arthur Oswald – Part I
Whistler's Controversial Masterpiece – by Reginald Colby
Shrubs for Seaside Gardens – by Christine Kelway
Correspondence – Letters from Readers include:
Shell for Baptism – Fronm Mary T. Scott of Omagh, Co. Tyrone
Buckingham house and Cannons – from Ian Dunlop of 54 Cumberland Terrace, Regent's Park London NWI
Driving in the River – From E. E. Melly of 2, The Pines, Amberley, Stroud
Driving in the river in Lincolnshire – fro J. G. Ruddock, Boothby Graffoe, Lincoln
Cypresses From Seed – from A. I. Hett of Bawtry, Ardingly, Sussex
Early Days of the Tractor – From Sir E. John Russell of Campsfield Wood, Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Martins v. Sparrows – from Elizabeth Bassett of 4 Thatched Cottages, Badger, Shropshire
Watching a Moonbow – from A. P. Field of The Mead House, Stoke by Nayland, Suffold
Wathing a Moonbow ON The Moors – From Miss A. F. Hall of Denby Dale, Huddersfield, Yorks
19c War Artist – from Franz R. Stenzel of 2037 NW Lovejoy Street, Portland 9, Oregon USA – ref. William Simpson of the Illustrated London News
Bridge Problem by M. Harrison
Farming Column includes Bulk Collection of Milk - - Home Milk Dispensers i the US - - Departed Ministers, Lord Waldegrave, Mister William Vane - - Thistles - - Irrigation
Book Reviewed by Richard Church – The Railway Game by Clifford Dyment - - - Onthe Contrary by Mary MacCarthy - - - The Climb by Diana Raymond - - - Hornblower and the Hotspur by C. S. Forester - - - Oil Lamps and Candlelight by Philip Gibbs
Fashions and The London Look by Betty Wilson - with paragraphs on:
Classified Announcements include:
Personal Column – Dr Deimel Mesh Underwear - - MS Multiple (Disseminated) Sclerosis Society - - Secretarial services
Books and Philately
Hotels, Guests and Sporting Quarters – Arundell Arms at Lifton in Devon - - - HEatherbank Hotel at Chislehurst Kent - - - The Lake Hotel at Llangammarch Wells - - - Dulas Court Country House Hotel at Pontrilas - - - Cragmoher, Corofin, Co, Clare Ireland
Horticultural and Agricultural
Classified Properties for Sale includes Llanstinan Rectory near Fishguard Pembrokeshire. sleekburnc.
The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. 34 pages (68 sides); weekly issue. It measures 320 x 235 mm (12.5 x 9.25 "). The spine is worn with are binding witness marks, and some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. 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 - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. 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 this issue PLEASE ASK.
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