The Strand Magazine/Volume 1

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January 1891 (No. 1)[edit]

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February 1891 (No. 2)[edit]

  • "The Pistol Shot;" from the Russian of Alexander Pushkin. Illustrated by Paul Hardy
  • A Night with the Thames Police. Illustrated by John Gülich
  • "The Maid of Treppi;" from the German of Paul Heyse (continued). Illustrated by Gordon Browne, R.B.A.
  • Our Money Manufactory. Illustrated by J. Johnson
  • "Slap-Bang," from the French of Jules Claretie. Illustrated by W. Rainey
  • Portraits of Celebrities at different times of their Lives.
    • Cardinal Manning.
    • John Ruskin
    • The Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, M.P.
    • Mrs. Langtry.
    • John Hare.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Bancroft.
    • Professor Huxley.
    • Adelina Patti.
  • Letters from Artists on Ladies' Dress.
  • "How the Redoubt was Taken;" from the French of Prosper Merimee. Illustrated by Sidney Paget
  • Actors' Dressing Rooms. Illustrated by W. H. J. Boot, R.B.A.
  • "The Minister's Crime," by Maclaren Cobban, (Illustrated by W. S. Stacey)
  • At the Children's Hospital. Illustrated by Miss Kate Craufurd and Harold Oakley
  • Fac-simile of the Notes of a Speech by John Bright.
  • "A Passion in the Desert;" from the French of Balzac. Illustrated by A. Pearse
  • "Barak Hageb and his Wives, a Story for Children;" from the Hungarian of Moritz Jokai Illustrated by Gordon Browne, R.B.A.

March 1891 (No. 3)[edit]

  • Pictures with Histories.
  • "Making an Angel," by J. Harwood Panting.
  • Birthday Cards.
  • "The Architect's Wife;" from the Spanish of Antonio Trueba.
  • On the Decay of Humour in the House of Commons, by Henry W. Lucy ("Toby, M.P.").
  • "The Snowstorm;" from the Russian of Alexander Pushkin.
  • "A Night at The Grand Chartreuse," by J. E. Muddock.
  • Portraits of Celebrities at different times of their Lives.
    • Her Majesty Queen Victoria.
    • Princess Beatrice.
    • The Empress Frederick of Germany.
    • The Duke of Argyll.
    • H. Beerbohm Tree.
    • William Black.
    • Charles Wyndham.
    • Henry M. Stanley.
  • Stories of the Victoria Cross: Told by Those who have Won it.
  • How Novelists Write for the Press.
  • "Jerry Stokes," by Grant Allen, (Illustrated by A. Pearse)
  • "The Piece of Gold;" from the French of Francois Coppee.
  • "The Voice of Science," by Anonymous (Arthur Conan Doyle) (Illustrated by W. S. Stacey)
  • "Camille;" from the French of Alfred de Musset.
  • "The Stone-Breaker," a Story for Children; from the French of Quatrelles.


April 1891 (No. 4)[edit]

  • Pictures with Histories (continued).
  • "Two Fishers;" from the French of Guy de Maupassant.
  • Babies.
  • "On the Stump for the Pump," by Sir Wilfred Lawson.
  • "The King's Stratagem," by Stanley G. Weyman.
  • Portaits of Celebrities at different times of their Lives.
    • Earl Granville.
    • G. F. Watts, R.A.
    • Sir John Everett Millais, Bart., R.A.
    • Sir Richard Everard Webster.
    • Miss Marion Terry.
    • William Terriss.
    • Charles Bradlaugh.
    • Henry Pettitt.
  • A New Industry for Ladies, by Miss Grace Harriman.
  • "The Waltz in 'Faust,'" by Richard Dowling.
  • Orchids.
  • "A Thing that Glistened," by Frank R. Stockton,(Illustrated by F. Feller)
  • The State of the Law Courts, I.
  • Stories of the Victoria Cross: Told by Those who have Won it.
  • Playwrights' Manuscripts.
  • "The Luckiest Man in the Colony, by S .W. Hornung, (Illustrated by A. Pearse)
  • Jamrach's.
  • "The Spider's Web," a Story for Children; from the French of Jacques Normand.


May 1891 (No. 5)[edit]

  • A Day with an East-End Photographer.
  • "The Notorious Miss Anstruther," E. W. Hornung, (Illustrated by W. S. Stacey)
  • "The Guest of a Cannibal King," by J. E. Muddock, F.R.G.S.
  • Old Stone Signs of London.
  • "Captain Jones of the 'Rose,'" by W. Clark Russell.
  • Child Workers in London.
  • Portaits of Celebrities at different times of their Lives.
    • Wilson Barrett.
    • Sir Provo Wallis.
    • George R. Sims.
    • Mr. B. L. Farjeon.
    • Herr Joachim.
    • Arthur W. Pinero.
    • Henry A. Jones.
    • Miss Mary Rorke.
  • Humours of the Post Office, with Fac-similes.
  • "Jenny;" from the French of Victor Hugo.
  • The State of the Law Courts; II.—The County Court.
  • "The Pastor's Daughter of Seiburg, an Episode of the Turkish War;" from the German of Julius Theis.
  • Stories of the Victoria Cross: Told by Those who have Won it.
  • "The Enchanted Whistle, a Story for Children;" by Alexandre Dumas.


June 1891 (No. 6)[edit]

  • "A Torture of Hope," from the French of Villiers de l'isle-Adam.
  • How the Blind are Educated, by Edward Salmon.
  • "Out of a Pioneer's Trunk," by Bret Harte.
  • Anecdotes of the War Path, by Irving Montagu.
  • "The Rynard Hold Reef Company, Limited," by Walter Besant, (Illustrated by W.S. Stacey)
  • Portraits of Celebrities at different times of their Lives.
    • John Lawrence Toole.
    • Edward S. Willard.
    • Miss Kate Rorke.
    • The Duke of Clarence and Avondale.
    • The Duchess of Fife.
    • Prince George of Wales.
    • Mme. Albani.
    • Miss Agnes Jansen.
  • Humours of the Post Office, with Fac-similes.
  • Celebrated Beauties.
  • "Three Birds on a Stile," by B. L. Farjeon.
  • "A Night in an Opium Den," by the Author of "A Dead Man's Diary."
  • "Janko the Musician;" from the Polish of Sienkiwicz.
  • A Silver Harvest.
  • The State of the Law Courts. III.--The Bar.
  • The Home for Lost Dogs.
  • "The Hermit, a Story for Children;" from the French of Voltaire.


  • Index to Volume I.