Social Victorians/People/Working in Publishing

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Publishers, Journalists, Illustrators, Newspaper Editors and Proprietors, Etc.[edit | edit source]

See also the resource page on Newspapers, which includes magazines and other periodicals and contains how to find copies.

Publishers[edit | edit source]

George Newnes[edit | edit source]

  • London publisher
  • Newnes published Arthur Conan Doyle's first collection of Holmes stories in 1892 and another edition in 1902 (Baring-Gould I 14, n. 26).
  • Newnes used Sidney Paget as an illustrator — for Doyle as well as other books?

Newspaper Editors and Proprietors[edit | edit source]

See also the page on Victorian Newspapers.

Magazine and Quarterly Editors and Publishers[edit | edit source]

  • George Lock (Ward, Lock was the publisher for the British version of Lippincott's)
  • James Payn, editor of the Cornhill
  • Joseph Marshall Stoddart, editor at the American Lippincott's?
  • Thomas Patrick Gill, editor, Catholic World, New York
  • Henry Labouchere, Truth

Journalists[edit | edit source]

  • George Augustus Sala
  • Brinsley Richards (worked for the Times)

"Aristocratic Lady Journalists"[edit | edit source]

Robert Harborough Sherard[edit | edit source]

  • Robert Harborough Sherard (1861-1943)
  • Great grandson of William Wordsworth
  • Was a journalist and writer known for his studies of urban poverty, working conditions, and child labor.
  • Sherard, Robert Harborough. Bernard Shaw, Frank Harris and Oscar Wilde. Preface by Lord Alfred Douglas. 1937.

Illustrators[edit | edit source]

The Paget Brothers[edit | edit source]

  • H.M. (Henry Marriott) Paget (1856–1936)
  • Wal (Walter Stanley) Paget (1863–1935)
  • Sidney Edward Paget (4 October 1860 – 28 January 1908)
Sidney Paget[edit | edit source]
  • Sidney Paget ( –1908)
  • Sidney Paget illustrated books for the London publisher George Newnes, including illustrating Arthur Conan Doyle's first (1892) collection of Holmes stories (Baring-Gould I 14, n. 26).
  • According to Baring-Gould, he died in 1908 in some "untimely" fashion (Baring-Gould II 239).
  • Sherlock Holmes Illustrations:
    • "The Final Problem," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, December 1893 Baring-Gould II 302).
    • "The Adventure of the Empty House," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, October 1903 Baring-Gould II 331).
    • "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, November 1903 Baring-Gould II 415).
    • "The Adventure of the Dancing Men," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, December 1903 Baring-Gould II 529).
    • "The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, January 1904 Baring-Gould II 384).
    • "The Adventure of Black Peter," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, March 1904 Baring-Gould II 399).
    • "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, March 1904 Baring-Gould II 558, n. 1, and 559).
    • "The Adventure of the Three Students," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, June 1904 (Baring-Gould II 370).
    • "The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, July 1904 Baring-Gould II 351).
    • "The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, August 1904 (Baring-Gould II 476).
    • "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in the Strand, September 1904 (Baring-Gould II 491).

Gilbert Holiday[edit | edit source]

  • Worked as an illustrator, at least for Arthur Conan Doyle in The Strand, December 1910.
    • "The Adventure of the Devil's Foot," written by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in The Strand, December 1910 (Baring-Gould II 509).

Bibliography[edit | edit source]