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Title   LinkThe album : a journal of photographs of men, women, and events of the day.
Imprint   LinkLondon : Ingram Brothers, 1895-1896.
Descr.   3 v. : ill. ; 34 cm.
Gen. note   Laurence Housman’s numerous contributions to this journal appeared under the rubric ’The world of art’, or ’Our art supplement’.
Partial Contents   Vol. 1, No. 11. ’At the Royal Institute. Some observations and a conversation’. -- No. 12. ’A note about Turner’. -- No. 13. ’Some artists at home’. -- No. 14. ’Pictures, pictures everywhere’. -- No. 15. ’More pictures of the year’. -- No. 18. ’What do you think of the Academy?’ -- Vol. 2, No. 21. ’Fair children’ [at the Grafton Galleries]’ review. -- No. 23. ’One-man exhibitions’. -- No. 24. ’You, some painters and the National Portrait Gallery’. -- No. 25. ’A gossip about subjects’. -- No. 26. ’On the grooves in which painters paint’. -- No. 27. ’The world of art’. -- 28. ’The new sculptor, R.A., Mr Onslow Ford’. -- No. 37. ’An art competition and afterwards’. -- Vol. 3, No. 38. ’Mr Baxter gives his views upon Dutch art’ [Mr Baxter was Laurence Housman’s fictitious practising artist friend, used by him as a mouthpiece for the academic point of view]. -- No. 39. ’An evening with Sir Joshua Reynolds’. -- No. 40. ’A night with Gainsborough’. -- No. 41. ’Mr Baxter draws a parallel between himself and the late John Opie, R.A.’ -- No. 42. ’Sir Anthony Van Dyck speaks of the Martyr King’. -- No. 43. ’A midnight colloquy about Rembrandt’. -- No. 44. ’A noble group of Spanish painters’.
Abstract   Contains photographs of authors (incl. Conan Doyle, Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling, H. Rider Haggard and Jerome K. Jerome), actors (incl. Sarah Bernhardt), politicians, sportsmen, singers, musicians, members of the aristocracy, children, wildlife and locations in the UK and abroad, paintings; articles on travel, gardening, fashion, sport, animals, music, home improvement and art; supplements on art (particularly the Royal Academy), sportsmen (W. G. Grace’s family); as well as letters, obituaries and advertisements.
Provenance   This work forms part of the collection of Ian Kenyur-Hodgkins, antiquarian bookseller, which was purchased by the College in 1978.
Binding Information   Coloured pictorial paper covers protected with tissue paper.
Subject   LinkGreat Britain Pictorial works Periodicals.
Add.Entry   LinkHousman, Laurence, 1865-1959
  LinkKenyur-Hodgkins, Ian, d. 1995, donor.
 
 
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