if you ever feel like everything in your life just went the wrong way, imagine Sir Arthur Conan Doyle at the Sherlock Holmes museum
There’s a hearse waiting for you anyway.
Jeremy Brett’s Sherlock and Sidney Paget’s illustration.
This show is just so bloody perfect.
“It was worth a wound–it was worth many wounds–to know the depth of loyalty and love which lay behind that cold mask. The clear, hard eyes were dimmed for a moment, and the firm lips were shaking. For the one and only time I caught a glimpse of a great heart as well as of a great brain. All my years of humble but single-minded service culminated in that moment of revelation.” —3GAR
Arthur Conan Doyle
‘My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t know.’
That happened only once.
Winglock. :D I’ll never be lazy again, I promise.
Those wings are serious wings.
If those men ever shared a scene…
In the original illustrations of the Sherlock Holmes stories in the Strand Magazine Holmes is shown smoking a straight-stemmed pipe. When the actor William Gillette portrayed him on stage in 1899 he chose to use a curved calabash pipe which has been inextricably linked with Holmes ever since. Legend held that Gillette made this choice because it was easier to speak with the curved stem between his teeth but he later admitted that it was because the straight-stemmed pipe would have hidden his face.
plaque at st.bart’s hospital in london.
the place where it all began…(via imgTumble)