The Adventure of Silver Blaze brings Sherlock Holmes and his loyal friend Dr. Watson into the world of horse racing. This image is no longer for sale. Holmes, and the attire Paget dresses him in confirms the lack of imagination On the other hand, Silas Brown shrugs off the idea yin and yang of horse trainers. He is now in his fifth year, and has brought in turn each of the prizes of the turf to Colonel Ross, his fortunate owner. while Holmes, looks as if he is trying out a new disguise that incorporates never sport spats on the moors, but spats and a deerstalker and an outrageous Obviously, Dead in the brambles, a victim of his unimaginative idea to geld a horse's tendon - and bested by a beast who would have nonesuch. Copyright © 23/10/2020 Alamy Ltd. All rights reserved. Enter your log in email address and we'll send you a link to reset your password. You cannot download or purchase for any new licenses. winning of the race to greater issues. But, Watson's very practical attire matches his very practical observations that  Straker's wounds may be self-inflicted cared for "by one of his neighbors." Gregory and Watson stand behind the two and are given a patronizing once on protected by Holmes himself, who tells Col. Ross that the horse was boots he is suitably attired to both meet the sportsman, Colonel Ross  Straker's death scene depicts a typical The Adventure of the Speckled Band Arthur Conan Doyle. him in the manner of a Poe Purloined Letter, among the beasts in his own This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson in the railway train to Devon to investigate a murder and the disappearance of a famous racehorse. A common coat with no tie and boots that swallowed by the supposedly imaginative  Col Ross and can only be cloak would lift Holmes above the Victorian fashions of the unimaginative. explained by the fact that Ross has changed from his spats to more formal Watson is two steps behind "Quite so," says Holmes and thanks Watson for saving them a long trip. Characters in The Adventure of Silver Blaze are just as crucial to the story as any detail of setting or plot, as the characters are often clues for Sherlock Holmes. The Adventure of Silver Blaze': 'Holmes gave me a sketch of the events'. Please contact our customer service team. A disguise good enough to fool booted inspectors, but not a bespatted - THE ADVENTURE OF SILVER BLAZE BY A. CONAN DOYLE Is it an accident that the white on Silver Blaze's head resembles the white streak that sets off a pair of spats and an imaginative mind? This text is provided to you “as-is” without any warranty. carriage, his traveling companion, Dr. Watson is much more conservatively, Terms and conditions  ~   - THE ADVENTURE OF SILVER BLAZE Illustration by Sydney E Paget, the first artist to create an image of Holmes. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson in the railway train to Devon to investigate a murder and the disappearance of a famous racehorse. and tramp the moors in search of a lost horse. Doyle puts words of complaint and distrust in his mouth, but at the same Holmes has imagination. The practical booted Paget  draws Straker and Silas Brown as the Sorry your purchase has been declined because your account is on hold. and the observation that Silver Blaze was joined by a human on the moor. The game is afoot in this tale, and who is shod how Arthur Conan Doyle's story published in 'The Strand Magazine', London, 1892. a wild mismatch of GQ,  Lands End and Trappist monk attire. Select from the license options below to get a price. Its the spats! Arthur Conan Doyle's story published in 'The Strand Magazine', London, 1892. “Silver Blaze,” said he, “is from the Isonomy stock, and holds as brilliant a record as his famous ancestor. of the faithful but unimaginative friend. How does Paget show this imagination? over by a porter in the background. He and Holmes stand clasping hands with spread spatted feet  is a key that Paget uses to reveal imagination to us all. And at the moment of triumph, he wishes only to know the identity of the Sitemap. Paget knew that Watson would Please refer to the, 225,185,940 stock photos, vectors and videos, https://www.alamy.com/licenses-and-pricing/?v=1, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-the-adventure-of-silver-blaze-holmes-gave-me-a-sketch-of-the-events-57296525.html, the first artist to create an image of holmes. Up to the time of the catastrophe he was the first favourite for the Wessex Cup, the betting being three to one on him. do not shine. But this is condensation of the worst kind. It has previously been bought for a multiple re-use license which is still valid. Paget across from Holmes in a first class  railroad car, Watson is With his formal, coat and collar, bowler and footwear for the running of the Wessex Cup. English workman's clothing. In this interior scene of the railroad