Social Victorians/People/Working in Publishing

Publishers, Journalists, Illustrators, Newspaper Editors and Proprietors, Etc.Edit

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

PublishersEdit

George NewnesEdit

  • 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 ProprietorsEdit

See also the page on Victorian Newspapers.

Magazine and Quarterly Editors and PublishersEdit

  • 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

JournalistsEdit

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

"Aristocratic Lady Journalists"Edit

Robert Harborough SherardEdit

  • 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.

IllustratorsEdit

The Paget BrothersEdit

  • H.M. (Henry Marriott) Paget (1856–1936)
  • Wal (Walter Stanley) Paget (1863–1935)
  • Sidney Edward Paget (4 October 1860 – 28 January 1908)
Sidney PagetEdit
  • 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 HolidayEdit

  • 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).

BibliographyEdit