The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 28, April 1893

The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 28, April 1893
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The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 28, April 1893
An Illustrated Monthly
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The Prince of Wales at Sandringham Shafts from an Eastern Quiver: X. The Hunted Tribe of Three Hundred Peaks, by Charles J. Mansford Weathercocks and Vanes, by Warrington Hogg A Dark Transaction, by Marianne Kent The Royal Humane Society A Strange Reunion, by T. G. Atkinson From Behind the Speaker's Chair: IV., viewed by Henry W. Lucy. Portraits of Celebrities at Different Times of their Lives:   Mrs. Brown-Potter  H.R.H. The Prince of Wales  The Princess of Wales  S. Baring-Gould  Lord Charles Beresford  John RobertsThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: XVII. The Adventure of the "Gloria Scott", by A. Conan Doyle Zig-Zags at the Zoo: X. Zig-Zag Ophidian, by Arthur Morrison and J. A. Shepherd Types of English Beauty The Nankeen Jacket, from the French of Gustave Guesviller The Queer Side of Things:   Old Joe's Picnic  The Horse and Its Occupations  Two Profile Views of a Remarkable Potato  Vegetable Oddities

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sembled.

[Illustration: THE BOWLING ALLEY.

From a Photo. by Beford Lemere.]

If during your visit one of the annual balls should take place, you are most fortunate. There are three of such--the "County," the "Tenants'," and the "Servants'," the first, of course, bringing the élite; but the two latter sometimes presenting a curious mixture. The tenants, I may say, are allowed to introduce a limited number of friends, a privilege highly valued, and much sought after by the most remote acquaintance of each and every tenant on the estate. A most wonderful display of colours distinguishes these Norfolkites, bright of hue, too, and more often than not dames of fifty got up in the style of damsels of eighteen.

[Illustration: THE PRINCE'S BUSINESS ROOM.

From a Photo. by Bedford Lemere.]

[Illustration: THE LIBRARY.

From a Photo. by Bedford Lemere.]

And what appetites these yeomen and cattle-dealers have got, to be sure! A