This photograph!

This photograph!

Sidney Paget


Photographic reproduction of watercolor

Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “A Scandal in Bohemia,” p. 24. See below for passage illustrated.

Illustrating the close of the story when Holmes shows his lack of respect for the king by ignoring his handshake the artist has depicted him as far shorter than the text's six foot six inches!

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Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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