Category: detective

The Gazette, Montreal, Quebec, January 10, 1923

The post True Detective appeared first on Yesterday's Print.

Punch magazine, England, January 1, 1959

The post appeared first on Yesterday's Print.

The Ligonier Echo, Pennsylvania, February 27, 1929

The Des Moines Register, Iowa, July 31, 1938

The Marshall News Messenger, Texas, July 25, 1950

The Topeka Daily Capital, Kansas, December 12, 1903

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, New York, November 27, 1944

The Daily Sentinel, Woodstock, Illinois, August 7, 1936

New-York Tribune, New York, June 25, 1913

In 1932, an English bank moved into its new headquarters at 219–229 Baker Street, London. Does that sound familiar? Their new location was thought to include 221B Baker Street, the fictional home of Sherlock Holmes! He received visitors and mail, just like a real-life person.

So for many years the bank employed a secretary who answered the mail sent to Holmes!