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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”)