Mycroft Holmes

Sidney Paget


Photographic reproduction of ink or watercolor on paper

Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “Adventure of the Greek Interpreter,” p. 295.

Passage illustrated: “Mycroft Holmes was a much larger and stouter man than Sherlock. His body was absolutely corpulent, but his face, though massive, had preserved something of the sharpness of expression which was so remarkable in that of his brother. His eyes, which were of a peculiarly light, watery gray, seemed to always retain that far-away, introspective look which I had only observed in Sherlock's when he was exerting his full powers.”

Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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