August 26, 2010

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Upper Baker Street, c. 1905, Baker Street and Portman Mansions, c. 1900, and Bell Street, N.W. 1, c. 1904

Carlisle Street, N.W. 1, with some 'Baker Street Irregulars'

City of London street, c. 1900, Marylebone Road, 1900, and Paddington Station, 1896

Melcombe Street, N.W.1, 1898

'Upper Swandham Lane'

Sherlock Holmes and his interest in dogs.

'I have serious thoughts of writing a small monograph upon the uses of dogs in the work of the detective.'

"May I draw your attention to the curious incident of the dog in the night-time."
"The dog did nothing in the night-time."
"That was the curious incident," remarked Sherlock Holmes.

Sherlock Holmes 's sitting-room at 221B Baker Street

Illustrations from 'My Life With Sherlock Holmes: Conversations in Baker Street', by John H. Watson, M.D.

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