The Arthur Conan Doyle EncyclopediaThe Arthur Conan Doyle EncyclopediaThe Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
22 May 1859, Edinburgh M.D., Kt, KStJ, D.L., LL.D., Sportsman, Writer, Poet, Politician, Justicer, Spiritualist Crowborough, 7 July 1930

The Dinner in Honour of the Centenary of Edgar Allan Poe

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

The Dinner in Honour of the Centenary of Edgar Allan Poe is an illustration by Arthur Garratt published on the cover of The Sphere on 6 march 1909.


The Dinner in Honour of the Centenary of Edgar Allan Poe

The Sphere (6 march 1909, p. 207)


A dinner in honour of the centenary of Edgar Allan Poe was given by the Authors' Club in the Hotel Metropole on Monday night with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the chair. Mr. Whitelaw Reid, the American ambassador, made a capital speech. Captain Poe, the senior representative of the family from which Poe was descended, was also present. The figures, from left to right, are : Mr. Whitelaw Reid, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mrs. Humphry Ward, and Captain Poe.





© arthur-conan-doyle.com