London: The Graphic, 1900. With portrait of Lord Hopetoun, first Governor-General of the Australian Commonwealth. Also included is an illustration of Ladies' Night at the Bath Water Polo Club, drawn by A. Balliol Salmon; horse race meeting in British Columbia (half page) entitled "The Squaw's Race"; A Whale Hunt off Barbados: Harpooning a Monster, by Frank Brangwyn; and the Galveston Texas hurricane (first hand account). Other articles include: Boer War prisoners shipboard having a bath ("The Cruellest Hardship of All"); and a portrait and article on Mark Twain by Poultney Bigelow. India content includes Adventures on a Cycle. With a double page illustration, 'The Siege of the Peking Legation' by Hatterell. The water polo Ladies Night at the Bath Club includes a men's match with the ball among the spectators.
Small folio, pp 529 - 568. Weekly issue of newspaper in pale green printed paper wrappers. Wrappers are toned at edges, slightly chipped at right hand edges of front and rear wrappers. OCLC: 838675720. Very good condition. Item #11841