We had the compartment to ourselves

Sidney Paget


Photographic reproduction of watercolor

Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “The Boscome Valley Mystery,” p. 53.

Passage illustrated: “We had the carriage to ourselves save for an immense litter of papers which Holmes had brought with him. Among these he rummaged and read, with intervals of note-taking and of meditation, until we were past Reading. Then he suddenly rolled them all into a gigantic ball and tossed them up onto the rack.”

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