Arthur Conan Doyle


i12bent:

Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859, in Edinburgh, Scotland, to  an English father of Irish descent and an Irish mother. Conan Doyle went  on to create the world’s most famous literary detective, Sherlock  Holmes, albeit hugely inspired by precursors such as Poe’s Auguste C.  Dupin…
Photo: by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Eglington & Co 1893 - carbon print on card mount (NPG, London)

i12bent:

Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859, in Edinburgh, Scotland, to an English father of Irish descent and an Irish mother. Conan Doyle went on to create the world’s most famous literary detective, Sherlock Holmes, albeit hugely inspired by precursors such as Poe’s Auguste C. Dupin…

Photo: by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co 1893 – carbon print on card mount (NPG, London)

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