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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock
Holmes story "The Man with the Twisted Lip"
This story was
first published in the Strand magazine in England in December 1891. It
later published in the first collection of Sherlock Holmes stories
entitled "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" in 1892.
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The Strand story was
illustrated by the following Walter Paget pictures.
Sherlock Holmes in disguise
in the opium den.
Sherlock Holmes makes himself
known to Dr Watson.
Holmes driving Watson
in a dog cart.
The Lascar stopping Mrs St Clair
going upstairs in the opium den.
Hugh Boone, the man with the
twisted lip, begging.
Hugh Boone stuffing coins into
the pockets of his coat.
Mrs St Clair with Sherlock Holmes in
her house in Lee, in Kent.
Sherlock Holmes having sat up
and smoked all night.
Inspector Bradstreet, Dr Watson
and Sherlock Holmes outside
Hugh Boone's cell.