The Sherlock Holmes Atlas
By Geographic Location
By Literature Reference
List of Photos and Illustrations
Mentioned by name in: ABBE, BERY, BRUC, CHAS, CREE, DANC, DEVI, DYIN, EMPT, ENGI, IDEN, FINA, FIVE, GLOR, GREE, HOUN, LION, MUSG, NORW, REDC, REDH, SCAN, SECO, SHOS, STUD, SILV, VALL, YELL
GREE: The Diogenes club is described as "the queerest club in London."
FINA: Holmes: "If my record were closed to-night I could still survey it with equanamity. The air of London is the sweeter for my presence."
STUD: Watson: "... I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained."
STUD: Drebber and Strangerson had travelled from Copenhagen to London, where Jefferson Hope finally caught up to them.
EMPT: Watson's narration:"Holmes's knowledge of the byways of London was extraordinary, and on this occasion he passed rapidly and with an assured step through a network of mews and stables, the very existence of which I had never known."
LION: Holmes: "...when I had given myself up entirely to that soothing life of Nature for which I had so often yeared during the long years spent amid the gloom of London."
FIVE: Watson: "All day the wind had screamed and the rain had beaten against the windows, so that even here in the heart of great, hand-made London we were forced to raise our minds for the instant from the routine of life, and to recognize the presence of those great elemental forces which shriek at mankind through the bars of his civilization, like untamed beasts in a cage."
FIVE: The postmark on John Openshaw's death letter was from London, eastern division.
NORW: Holmes: "To the scientific student of the higher criminal world, no capital in Europe offered the advantages which London then possessed. But now--"
ABBE: Watson: "The first faint winter's dawn was beginning to appear, and we could dimly see the occasional figure of an early workman as he passed us, blurred and indistinct in the opalescent London reek."
CHAS: Holmes calls Charles Augustus Milverton the "worst man in London."
ILLU: Shinwell Johnson acts as Holmes's agent in the huge criminal underworld of London.
ILLU: Miss Kitty Winter: "I'm easy to find. Hell, London, gets me every time. Smae address for Porky Shinwell.
Last Modified: Jan. 9, 1999