The Sphere. January 5th 1901.
For Sale is an Isssue of "The Sphere," January 5th 1901, Volume IV. No. 50. This issue contains 17 Pages, 34 Sides, it has been taken from a Bound Volume, so therefore has the Binding holes showing.
1- Front Page is called "The New Commonwealth beneath the Southern Cross," and shows "The Birth of the Australian Commonwealth : Tuesday, January 1st, 1901. - Members of the First Federal Ministry." (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
2- The Weekly Article "The Newsletter," showing London Week by Week.
3- Article Called "One of the Century's Greatest Engineers : The Late Lord Armstrong." Together with the following Photographs.
a- The Latest Portrait of Lord Armstrong.
b- Lord Armstrong's Northumberland Seat, Cragside, where he died.
4- Full page Article called "The Great Gales : How they came."
5- Full Page of 5 Photographs of "The Great Gales - The Damage They Did."
a- The Flooding of Sandgate : The Sea Breaking the Windows of the Coastguard Station.
b- The Remains of the shattered "Capricorno" at Bude.
c- The Smashed Breakwater at Watchet.
d- The Wreck of the "Capricorno" at Bude. Photographed during the Attempt to Rescue the 14 Men on her at the time.
6- Full Page drawing by Sidney Paget called "The Season's Festivities in the Queen's Kitchen : Roasting the Baron of Beef at Windsor." (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
7- Double Sided Article with the following Portrait Photographs called "Living Links Between the 18th and 20th Centuries." showing People Born Before 1801 who enter 1901.
a- Mrs. Neve, who lives in Germany, Born May 18th, 1792.
b- Mrs. Spurway, Born May 1st. 1800.
c- Mrs. Elizabeth Hanbury, Born June 9th, 1703.
d- Ann Simms, Born 1797.
e- Mrs. Betsy Moore, Born 1800.
f- Mr. Robert Kew. Born 1796.
g- Mr. Parr, Born June 1797.
h- Mr. Muller, Born June 6th, 1800.
i- Mr. James Rye, Born June 1800.
j- Mr. John Hopwood. Born 1799.
k- Mrs. Stock. Born April 12th 1800.
l- Miss Alsop. Born November 13th 1800.
m- Mrs. Wilmot, Born January 1st 1800.
n- Mrs. Perry. Born October 11th 1799.
8- Full Page showing a Drawing by G. Grenville Manton called "The Volunteers at the Front in Africa : An Earl in his Shirt Sleeves." (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
9- Full page Illustration drawn by W. B. Wollen, called "The Queen's Sacrifice to the Boer War : The Late Prince Christian Victor borne to the Grave in Pretoria."
(Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
10- Full Page Article with the following Photographs called "Lord Roberts's Return from the War."
a- Lord Roberts in Mufti.
b- Lord Roberts as a Field-Marshall.
c- A Boer Long Tom which Lord Roberts has brought home with him on the "Canada".
d- "Belgravia," the handsome house at Johannesburg where Lord Roberts stayed on his way South.
11- Full Page Article with the following Photographs called "Lord Roberts's Family and the Empire."
a- Lord Roberts's Eldest Daughter, the Hon. Aileen Roberts.
b- Lord Roberts's Younger Daughter, the Hon. Ada Roberts.
c- The Battlefield of Colenso where Lord Roberts's Son Fell.
12- Full Page Illustration drawn by Mr. W. B. Wollen called "The Great March to Pretoria - Lord Roberts and his staff on the Veldt."
13- Full page Article with the following Photographs on "The Need of Mounted Infantry For The War."
a- A Patrol of Queensland Mounted Infantry.
b- Type of Mounted Infantry (6th Manchester) just sent to the Front.
c- The First Militia Mounted Infantry ever Raised. The 6th Manchester going to the Cape.
14- Full Page showing a Photograph of "Lord Roberts in Working Attire, on his Stoep." (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
15- Double Page Print showing " The Home-coming of Lord Roberts - A Pictorial Summery of his Victorious Campaign in South Africa."
16- Full page showing the following Photographs called "Men Who Made The Empire remembered in London Statues."
a- The Hero of the Abyssinian War - Lord Napier of Magdala, in Waterloo Place.
b- The Martyr of Khartoum - Charles (Chinese) Gordon, in Trafalgar Square.
c- The Hero of Waterloo - Wellington, at Hyde Park Corner.
d- An Indian Hero - Sir Charles Napier, in Trafalgar Square.
e- Another Indian Hero - Sir Henry Havelock, in Trafalgar Square.
f- Waiting for Lord Roberts - The vacant pedestal in Trafalgar Square.
17- Full Page Drawing by R. M. Paxton showing "A Christmas Toy Bazaar - The Hobby-horse Tournament." (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
18- Full Page showing a Drawing by Fred Pegram called "Shock-Headed Peter" the Charming Childrens Play at the Garrick Theatre. (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
19- Full Page Drawing by Oscar Eckhardt showing "An Ice Carnival at Niagara - Skaters in Fancy Costume." (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
20- The Weekly Article "A Literary Letter."
21- Short Story called "The Captain of the "Campanula." Written by S. Baring-Gould, Illustrated by Wal Paget.
22- Full Page showing a Drawing by R. M. Paget called "The Christmas Carol Singers at the Foundling Hospital." (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
23- The Weekly Article "The Outlook of Foreign Affairs." Written by A.R. Ropes.
24- The Weekly Article "Amusements."
25- Half Page Advetr for "Cadbury's Cocoa."
26- Half Page Advert for "Mappin Brothers."
27- The Weekly Article "Woman's Sphere," written by Angela.
28- Half Page Advert for "Bovril."
Condition is Good, with Spine strengthened with Filmoplast Tape. No Foxing.