The Sherlock Holmes Atlas
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Westminster, extending between
Charing Cross and the Embankment.
Known for the splendor of its buildings. Three large, luxurious hotels, the Hotel
Metropole, the Hotel Victoria, and the Grand Hotel were located here.|
GREE: Mr. Melas earned his living partly as a Greek interpreter in the law courts and partly by acting as a guide to any wealthy Orientals who may visit the Northumberland Avenue hotels.
ILLU: This adventure begins with Holmes and Watson relaxing after a Turkish bath. "On the uppoer floore of the Northumberland Avenue establishment there is an isolated corner where two couches like side by side, and it was on these that we lay upon September 3, 1902, the day when my narrative begins."
Last Modified: Feb. 28, 1998