Dressed like a common loafer

Dressed like a common loafer

Sidney Paget


Photographic reproduction of watercolor

Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet,” p. 161.

Passage illustrated: “He hurried to his chamber and was down again in a few minutes dressed as a common loafer. With his collar turned up, his shiny, seedy coat, his red cravat, and his worn boots, he was a perfect sample of the class.”

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Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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