A Detective Calls: Sherlock Holmes's Card

22 Pages Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last revised: 8 Jun 2019

Date Written: June 06, 2019


The paper discusses certain matters related to Sherlock Holmes's card: how he carried it; what appeared on it; and how he used it. The paper also discusses: the use of of false cards in the Sherlock Holmes adventures; and Holmes's nicotine delivery systems, flask, walking-stick, pocketbook or notebook, writing implements, watch and chain and handkerchief.

Keywords: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, the Canon, visiting cards, business cards

Suggested Citation

Katz, Leslie, A Detective Calls: Sherlock Holmes's Card (June 06, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2890217 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2890217

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