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Arthur Sketchley (1817–1882)

Sketchley, Arthur, pseudonym of George Rose. An English dramatist and writer of humorous sketches; born at London, May 19, 1817; died there, Nov. 11, 1882. He wrote: ‘Pauline,’ a drama (1851); ‘The Dark Cloud,’ drama (1863); ‘How will They Get out of It,’ comedy (1864); and about 35 volumes of humorous pieces selected from his contributions to the comic journals, among them ‘Mrs. Brown’s Visit to the Paris Exhibition’ (1867), followed by a series of observations of the same imaginary personage: ‘In the Highlands’ (1869); ‘On the Grand Tour’ (1870); ‘On the New Liquor Law’ (1872); ‘On the Alabama Claims’ (1872); ‘On Home Rule’ (1881); etc.