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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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes | film by Werker 
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