A dated full page from an issue of the ILN with a pair of half page engravings, individually entitled
The First is entitled:
Bristol Channel Regatta -Weston Super Mare from the Sands
A view of Weston Bay showing from what I think today is called The Old Thatched Cottage Restaurant, and Victoria Mansions, along to Knightstone, with all the buildings along the seafront in-between. There are bathing huts in the foreground and Victorian families on the sands. Also sometimes titled 'Bathing machines at Glentworth Bay'.
The Second is entitled:
' The Bristol Channel Regatta: The Start for the 50 Guinea Cup '
Yachts at the start of the 50 Guinea Cup showing: The Coquette - Bonita - Aquiline - Cyclone - Silver Star
There is an accompanying article on the page giving a description of the course, names of yachts and owners etc
There are also unrelated articles on the reverse including:
A 1130 word article entitled "The Progress of Photography - From Collodion Stereoscope, A Lecture by Joseph Ellis"
Sir E. B. Lytton on the Late War - an address at the Annual Meeting of the Hertfordshire Agricultural Society
The Theatres - The Haymarket and Drury Lane, with mention of Mrs E. Fitzwilliam - Miss Talbot - Mr Chippendale - Mr Farren - Mrs Waller - Mrs Kean - Miss Cleveland - Mr Keeley - Mr Kean - Miss Oliver
The Italian Opera in Dublin, and The London Musical Society
The page measures overall approximately 400 x 275 mm (16 x 10.75 "). There is some age yellowing possibly with some spotting - please check the larger picture for condition.
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