The coachman rushed to the door

Sidney Paget


Photographic reproduction of ink and paper

Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “Adventure of the Crooked Man,” p. 274.

Passage illustrated: “The tea which had been ordered was brought up at the end of ten minutes; but the maid, as she approached the door, was surprised to hear the voices of her master and mistress in furious altercation. She knocked without receiving any answer, and even turned the handle, but only to find that the door was locked upon the inside. Naturally enough she ran down to tell the cook, and the two women with the coachman came up into the hall and listened to the dispute which was still raging. [contined below]”.

Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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