Catalogue of the Exhibition.
The Man Who Never Lived and Will Never Die
The Museum of London Exhibition.
Nicholas Utechin and Catherine Cooke.
Now, for the first time, a catalogue is available for the Museum of London’s 2014-15 groundbreaking exhibition. Not since the famous 1951 Festival of Britain has an event so captured the essence of Sherlock Holmes and London.
Compiled by Nicholas Utechin and Catherine Cooke, with a foreword by Alex Werner, the Exhibition’s curator, this volume provides an illustrated record of the Exhibition and the “wonderful stuff of Sherlockian collecting fantasy.” Highlights include the two most important sheets regarding the birth of Sherlock Holmes, three original Holmes manuscripts, two Beeton’s Christmas Annuals, eight Sidney Paget original drawings and one by Frederick Dorr Steele. Accompanying the illustrations are the compilers’ comments, as well as selected Museum of London captions and contributions by Glen Miranker and Constantine Rossakis.
96 pages, 9.75″ x 7.5″ paperback, April 2015
Profusely illustrated with color plates
Catalogue of the Exhibition
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Table of Contents for the Catalogue
“If you were lucky enough to be in London and visit, this [catalogue] will help you remember: if you weren’t, this will help you wish you had been.”
—from the Introduction
by Alex Werner
The Genesis of Sherlock Holmes
Sidney Paget’s Sherlock Holmes illustrations
Sidney Paget’s Sherlock Holmes
The London of Sherlock Holmes
Fog and Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes – Trains and the Suburbs
The Many Sides of Sherlock Holmes
The Analytical Mind
The Model Englishman
Master of Disguise
The Forensic Scientist
The Immortal Sherlock Holmes
Acknowledgements / Illustrations Credit / Compilers
In addition to the above chapters, there are profiles of collectors Glen Miranker and Constantine Rossakis, along with their personal notes on certain items that they loaned.
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