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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 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 Conan Doyle reading - one of my personal hidden Heroes!

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Long-Lost First Novel To Be Published | TIME.com

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle reading - one of my personal hidden Heroes!

Sir Arthur and Lady Jean Conan Doyle, c.1920.

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…

A Glimpse of Armistice Day in London, 1918

A Glimpse of Armistice Day in London, 1918

THE editors got back from their Irish trip in time to see how London received the news of the armistice. They had had a rough encounter with the Irish sea–two encounters, indeed, one going an…

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his children (Adrian, Denis, Lena Jean) and wife Lady Conan Doyle (Jean Leckie) with his friend Harry Houdini (centre)

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his children (Adrian, Denis, Lena Jean) and wife Lady Conan Doyle (Jean Leckie) with his friend Harry Houdini (centre)

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Super-sleuths on the trail of a mystery master

Items telling the life story of Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle have a new home. RACHEL JONES checks out the amazing collection at Portsmouth’s Central Library.

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The Wedding Photos of 16 Famous Authors in Love

If you’re a social person of a certain age, you’ve now embarked upon that most joyful and expensive of all times of year: wedding season. Last week, Flavorwire rounded up some charming …

Armistice celebrations in Birmingham, 1918.

Vintage photos show the realities of life after World War I

"Renewal: Life After the First World War in Photographs" at London's Imperial War Museum includes more than 130 rare images.