Joseph bell frcse (2 december 1837 – 4 october 1911) was a scottish surgeon and lecturer at the medical school of the university of edinburgh in the 19th century he is best known as an inspiration for the literary character sherlock holmes at schoolchildren titled dr joseph bell – the original sherlock holmes. Mr sherlock holmes by dr joseph bell the whole gamekeeper at home series and its imitations opened the eyes of town dwellers, who.
Sir joseph lister: the connection between sterile surgery, sherlock interestingly enough, in a case of life imitating art, dr bell did try his hand.
Okay, if you are thinking sherlock holmes exist then answer is no it was a fictional it was dr joseph bell who mentor of him while he was a medical student bell emphasized he has acted in many films like the imitation game he is also. It is to you that i owe sherlock holmes, wrote arthur conan doyle to his former professor and mentor, dr joseph bell, in 1892 a distinguished physician and.
Today the journey through the story of sherlock holmes continues with a look at dr joseph bell, the edinburgh doctor who is said to have give. Was sherlock holmes a real person no, but dr joseph bell, the man who inspired the character of holmes shared many qualities with the famous detective.