London Sketch Club

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The London Sketch Club
Invitation to one of the regular "smoking" evenings at the club
Formation 1898
Type Club for sketch artists
Headquarters London, England

The London Sketch Club was founded on 1 April 1898 as a social club for artists working in the field of commercial graphic art, mainly for newspapers, periodicals and books. The founder members were Dudley Hardy, Phil May, Walter Fowler, Lance Thackeray, Cecil Aldin, W Sanders Fiske, Walter Churcher, Tom Browne, George Charles Haité, its first president, and Frederick Hamilton Jackson, its first Honorary Secretary. Members of the Club have included John Hassall, H.M. Bateman, Salomon van Abbé, Terence Cuneo, Alfred Leete, and David Langdon.

See also


  • Philippe Kaenel (2005). Le métier d'illustrateur, 1830-1880: Rodolphe Töpffer, J-J Grandville, Gustave Doré (in French) (2 ed.). Librairie Droz. p. 543. ISBN 978-2-600-00531-9.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • The Pall Mall Gazette 2 April 1898

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