"Sherlock Holmes" - (commission for Neil Davidson)


Granada ♦ Warner Bros ♦ BBC




Through long and arduous semic analysis, scientists have now narrowed down the main elementary units of signification present in all Sherlock Holmes incarnations and condensed them into this scene of high scientific credibility.

[from BBC 2’s Peter Serafinowicz show]

One of my favourite sketches of all time. 

This is the best. If you haven’t seen it yet run HERE and watch.

Illustration by Ugo Matania for “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle”, Il Romanzo Per Tutti (Vol. 6, No. 4), 1950.


"The world is full of googly eyes which nobody by any chance ever observes."

ain’t nobody fresher than my mothafuckin’ clique

One of our best finds from the Broadway Flea market- an original playbill from the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1974 production of Sherlock Holmes, written by ACD and starring John Wood.

We just liked his dramatic pose.

Illustration by Igor Leonidovich Ushakov for The Hound of the Baskervilles, Collected Works in Eight Volumes, Мoscow: Pravda, 1966.