Doyle, Holmes, and Watson--a "Special" Trinity

Key, Jack D.; Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A.
June 2005
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2005, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p722
Academic Journal
This article focuses on physicians Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, John Watson and William Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle was both a physician and a versatile author of historical novels, short stories, volumes of poems, plays, histories, science fiction, and publications on occult science. Holmes and Watson are 2 of the most immediately recognizable figures in popular culture. Their images have been adapted countless times for innumerable purposes. Biographical data concerning them can be drawn from the research efforts of Holmesian authorities. Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, and John Watson were honored on a set of 4 stamps showing scenes from the adventures of Sherlock Holmes.


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