BSJ 2018 Christmas Annual

The BSJ 2018 Christmas Annual cover

The Exhibitionists:  Sherlock Holmes in London 1951 and New York 1952. By Mattias Boström and Nicholas Utechin. In a time of austerity and rationing after WWII, the 1951 Festival of Britain celebrated the best of Britain. And what better figurehead, then, than Sherlock Holmes. The extraordinarily successful exhibition ran from May until September 1951 and … Continue reading BSJ 2018 Christmas Annual

2018 Morley-Montgomery Award

Leslie S. Klinger

The winner of the 2018 Morley-Montgomery Award is Leslie S. Klinger. His paper, “The Origins of Sherlock Holmes: Crime Fiction before Conan Doyle,” appeared in the Winter 2018 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 2018 Morley-Montgomery Award

Autumn 2018 BSJ

The Autumn 2018 BSJ cover

The Autumn 2018 Baker Street Journal includes these articles: The Editor’s Gas-Lamp. More Textual Variations in “The Resident Patient” by Ira Brad Matetsky. A Crime Scene in “The Resident Patient” and The Three Imposters by Nick Louras. “Have you seen the evening paper?”: An Examination of Holmes’s Advertisement in A Study in Scarlet by Jessica … Continue reading Autumn 2018 BSJ

Illustrating the Gothic: Shoscombe Old Place

Holmes profile

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