Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Considered the most celebrated mystery writer of the late 19th century, Doyle introduced the world to Detective Sherlock Holmes in 1890 and went on to write four novels and 56 short stories featuring the popular detective.
Sir Arthur and Lady Jean Conan Doyle, c.1920.
Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a Scottish writer and physician best known for creating the fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. First published in 1886, the stories of Holmes and his apprentice, Watson, were an instant success and continue to be popular today. His other works include science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a…
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