The case of Dr. Watson’s secret wife

Image: Sidney Paget, The Adventure of the Speckled Band (February 1892, The Strand Magazine) []
Image: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle []
Image: Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes []
Image: Start and expiration of US copyright for the works included in the last collection of stories about Sherlock Holmes
Image: Illustration to The Man with the Twisted Lip. Author: Sidney Paget‎ []
Image: Fragment of ruling in the case Klinger vs Conan Doyle Estate, ltd.
Image: Illustration to The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier. Author: Frederic Dorr Steele []

“I find from my notebook that it was in January 1903, just after the conclusion of the Boer War, that I had my visit from Mr James M. Dodd, a big, fresh, sunburned, upstanding Briton. The good Watson had at that time deserted me for a wife, the only selfish action which I can recall in our association. I was alone.”

Image: A version of the cover for A duet, with an Occasional Chorus. Publisher: George Newnes Ltd. (1909) [,_with_an_Occasional_Chorus]
Image: Illustration to The Adeventure of the Illustrious Client, with Miss Kitty Winter in the middle. Author: Howard K. Elcock []



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