“My first movement, Watson,” said he, “must be in the direction of Blackheath”

Sidney Paget


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Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “The Adventure of the Norwood Builder,” p. 470.

Note how Paget has depicted Holmes as an elegant Victorian gentleman with watch chain and silk hat. No deerstalker here. That's for the country.

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Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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