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Sydney Paget
Frederic D. Steele
R. Gutschmidt
Josef Friedrich
Frank Wiles
W. H. Hyde
Other Artists
F. H. Townsend
A. Twidle
G. Halliday
J. Simpson
H. M. Brock
A. Ball
W. Paget
A. Gilbert
H. K. Elcock
Modern Artists

Camden House: Main Entrance


Walter Paget

The younger brother of Sidney Paget.
Walter Paget was originally intended to be the illustrator of the Sherlock Holmes stories in the Strand Magazine, but the envelope was mistakenly addressed to Sidney. Nonetheless Walter was immortalized by Sidney, who used his brother as a model for Sherlock Holmes. After Sidney’s death in January 1908, Walter illustrated one Strand Magazine story,

The Adventure of the Dying Detective
The Strand Magazine, December 1913

David Soucek, 1998