“You have indeed much to answer for”

Sidney Paget

1891

Photographic reproduction of ink or watercolor on paper

Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” p. 355.

Paget's illustration doesn't quite match the text here.

Passage illustrated: “‘If I had only been there!’ he cried. ‘It is evidently a case of extraordinary interest, and one which presented immense opportunities to the scientific expert. That gravel page upon which I might have read so much has been long ere this smudged by the rain and defaced by the clogs of curious peasants. Oh, Dr. Mortimer, Dr. Mortimer, to think that you should not have called me in! You have indeed much to answer for.’ ”