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Treasures of the Month

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  1. Add Conan Doyle at the Seaside to your Itinerary

    Conan Doyle at the Seaside

    This photograph was taken during a Doyle family holiday in 1913 in the Essex seaside resort of Frinton-on-Sea. (August 2017)

  2. The Adventure of the Creeping Man

    A facsimile manuscript of The Creeping Man has been published, on the 90th anniversary of the anthology in which it first appeared. (July 2017)

  3. Adrian and Dennis Boxing

    Doyle's sons followed in their father's sporting footsteps. Here they are boxing. (June 2017)

  4. Stevensonian Analogue

    The Creeping Man was the 51st Sherlock Holmes story written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. (May 2017)

  5. Inspiration from Edgar Allan Poe

    Was Edgar Allan Poe's fictional amateur sleuth, Auguste Dupin, the inspiration for Sherlock Holmes? (April 2017)

  6. Boscombe Valley Mystery

    ‘There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact’, states Sherlock Holmes. (March 2017)

  7. Letter from Arthur Conan Doyle to his son, Adrian

    This short letter, from around 1926, provides a revealing insight into Conan Doyle’s indulgent relationship with his wayward youngest son. (February 2017)

  8. A photo of the stand of our Christmas Exhibition

    The Christmas Exhibition at Portsmouth Central Library showcased some of the many Christmas cards in the collection collected by Richard Lancelyn Green.(Janary 2017)

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