Monthly Archives: December 2007

Dr. Watson Holmes Jackamara

Mudrooroo’s Aboriginal detective Dr. Watson Holmes Jackamara is one of the most interesting characters in Australian detective fiction. He is certainly a lot edgier than Arthur Upfield’s Aboriginal detective Napoleon Bonaparte, although Jackamara owes much to Bonaparte. Jackamara is the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

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The Naval Treaty by Vane Lindesay

In 2002 I published a little book titled The Rebuses of Sherlock Holmes containing eight Sherlockian rebuses devised by the Australian book designer, cartoonist and graphic artist Vane Lindesay. This one is my favourite:

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Big Chief Little Wolf vs. Sammy Stein

Recently I purchased an autograph book that once belonged to John E. Forrest of Marrickville N.S.W. In 1947 he collected the autographs of many local and overseas sporting identities, including the boxers Ken Bailey and Vic Patrick; the cricketer Keith … Continue reading

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Holmes & Watson (Linocuts)

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Hound of the Baskervilles Bookplate (Linocut)

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A Study in Scarlet (Linocuts)

Sherlock Holmes/Dr. Watson-Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes meets Stephen Murray-Smith

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The Sherlock Holmes Centre

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The Hound of the Baskervilles (Etching)

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