The 2018 Silver Blaze

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The 2018 Silver Blaze Saratoga Springs, New York August 11-12, 2018. Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes story "Silver Blaze" and its namesake racehorse, the Baker Street Irregulars present their triennial horserace and gathering. Pre-purchased tickets through the BSI are required. This event is open to all Sherlockians and their friends. The event commences on Saturday, … Continue reading The 2018 Silver Blaze

Illustrating the Gothic: Shoscombe Old Place

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By Candace J. Lewis. From The Baker Street Journal, Vol. 67, No. 4 (Winter 2017), pp. 23 - 28. Two artists illustrated the original publications of “Shoscombe Old Place”: Frederic Dorr Steele for Liberty Magazine in the United States in March 1927 (Figs. 1 and 3), and Frank Wiles in the Strand Magazine one month … Continue reading Illustrating the Gothic: Shoscombe Old Place

2017 Morley-Montgomery Award

Susan E. Bailey

The winner of the 2017 Morley-Montgomery Award is Susan E. Bailey. Her paper, “Whitehall Place Irregulars: Female Searchers and Suspects in Nineteenth-century London,” appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of the Baker Street Journal. The Morley-Montgomery Award is given each year for the best article to appear in The Baker Street Journal, and comes with … Continue reading 2017 Morley-Montgomery Award

Trenches (“His Last Bow”)

Trenches ("His Last Bow" manuscript) cover

Trenches: The War Service of Sherlock Holmes. A Facsimile of the Partial Original Manuscript of "His Last Bow" by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary on the Story. Edited & introduced by Robert Katz, MD, BSI and Andrew Solberg, BSI. While the manuscript of "His Last Bow" is incomplete, a substantial portion still exists … Continue reading Trenches (“His Last Bow”)

Mobile Holmes

Mobile Holmes cover

Mobile Holmes: Transportation in the Canon. Edited & introduced by Walter Jaffee, BSI. Sherlock Holmes is indelibly associated with Baker Street. But as we know, he traveled throughout London, throughout England, and to other parts of the world. Clients came to consult him as well. Those travels requited the use of various forms of transportation. … Continue reading Mobile Holmes