(1852 - 1942)
Born in Nova Scotia, George Wylie Hutchinson left for England at age fourteen. He studied painting at London's Royal Academy and was a portraitist and illustrator, working for A. Conan Doyle, Israel Zangwill and Robert Louis Stevenson among others.
A Study in Scarlet (1891)
Dr. John Watson, invalided home from the second Afghan war, is looking for someone to share lodgings and is introduced to Mr. Sherlock Holmes, the world's first consulting detective. In this their first adventure, Holmes solves a double murder. Read online at HathiTrust.