Friday, 6 January 2017

Art on Friday; Sherlock Holmes

Today is the birthday of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes; a creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In this day and age admired by many played by Benedict Cumberbatch in the BBC series Sherlock. Sherlock was born on January 6 in 1854.
So for today's Art on Friday I'm posting book illustrations from the many Sherlock Holmes novels.

Happy Birthday Sherlock .

Arthur Twidle-Sherlock Holmes in "The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans."
Strand Magazin

H.M. Brock-the adventure of the Red Circle (the Strand)

Alfred Gilbert-The problem of Thor Bridge (the Strand)

Frederic Dorr Steele-The adventures of the Dying detective (the Strand)

Sidney Paget-Holmes and Watson

Sidney Paget-Reichenbach

© KH

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