In this picture the man is William Gillette.He was played the Sherlock Holmes.
Personality and appearance
Sherlock Holmes was very smart.He was born in 1854 and died in 1923.His detective career began in 1878 and ended in 1903.Sherlock Holmes symbols were magnifier,a pipe and a hat.Sherlock Holmes first case was "Gloria Scott".He solved this case.Sherlock was 3 years "dead" because some people wanted him to revenge.
Sherlock was skinny and very tall,sharp eyes and usually dirty hands.He had short dark hair.He wore usually long coat or suit.
The author who created the Sherlock Holmes was Arthur Conan Doyle who was a Scottish novelist and poet.Arthur Conan Doyle was born in 1859 and died in 1930.He wrote about 11 stories to Sherlock Holmes.
Famous stories and films
1."The Speckled Band"
2."The Red-Headed League"
3."A Scandal in Bohemia"
1."Without a Clue"
3."The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"
4."The Hound of the Baskervilles"
British life in 1914
British people in middle class lived in houses.They had furniture but they use gas for lighting for their homes.They played usually many games ,do some sport and read books like Sherlock Holmes.
British people in the working class life was hard.They had to work hard.Their homes were 2 rooms downstairs and 2 upstairs.
Food was very expensive.People traveled by train.Cars were very rare.