Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter – Character Portraits Guide

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Character Portraits

Tom’s Portrait

  • Red Eyes – Recently Weeping

 

  • Chin or Neck – Malnutrition

 

  • Necklace – Tom is 8 years old

 

  • Patching near his shoulder – Caring Parents

 

  • Lame Arm – Malformation

 

  • Paper in his lower coat pocket – Can read or use a map

 

 

Lord Marsh and his Personal Assistant

  • Red Eyes – Feels Unwell

 

  • Ring on his finger – Man of wealth

 

  • Blanket on him – He is Ill

 

  • Box on the table next to him – Strong painkiller

 

  • Notebook in the left – Lord Marsh’s personal assistant

 

  • Emblem on the assistant’s vest – Member of a hunting club

 

  • Assistant’s stethoscope on his shoulder – Physician

 

 

Alice

  • Her necklace – Occult Item

 

  • Bracelet on her wrist – Visits a prisoner

 

  • Her Fingers – Unmarried

 

  • Her left wrist – Suicide attempt

 

 

Sir Charles

  • Jewel on his neck piece – Poor quality

 

  • Invitation on his chest pocket – Socially active

 

  • Emblem on his vest – Politically active

 

  • Cuff link on his vest – Ex-military

 

  • Ring on left hand – Married

 

 

Inspector Lestrade

  • His eyes – Lack of sleep

 

  • Stain on collar – Wine

 

  • Glass on desk – Hangover

 

  • Gun on desk – In a good mood

 

  • Tan letter by handcuffs – Letter from the Robin family

 

  • Handkerchief under letter – Woman’s handkerchief

 

 

Bernard Marley

  • Dirty collar – Negligent

 

  • Amulets or Necklace – Protective charms

 

  • Patchwork on elbow – Leans frequently on desk

 

  • His hand – Smell of oil

 

  • Spectacles hanging from pocket – Required for close work

 

  • Injured finger – Intricate work

 

 

James Byron

  • Eye patch – Diseased eye

 

  • Mouth or Neck – Bound in chains

 

  • Wrist – Bound in chains

 

  • Finger nails – Opium Den

 

  • Boots – Crowded markets

 

  • Missing arm – Cripple

 

 

Orson Wilde

  • Blue scarf around the neck – Follows fashion trends

 

  • American flag brooch on collar – American pride

 

  • Cigarettes in jacket pocket – Tobacco-Holmes preferred brand

 

  • Orson’s name on boots – Personalized boots

 

  • Pocket-mirror on waist – Self-affected

 

 

Mary Sutherland

  • Red mark on nose – Often wears spectacles

 

  • Brooch on collar – She is rich

 

  • Ring on finger – Engagement ring

 

  • Boots – Didn’t notice boots

 

 

Jeremiah’s Mother

  • Spectacles – Poor eyesight

 

  • Book on chair – Bible

 

  • Picture on wall – Religious image

 

  • Cross on wall – Protestant

 

 

Percy Flemming a.k.a “The Dart”

  • Scar on his ear – Gang Warfare

 

  • Blue handkerchief in his chest pocket – Fashion

 

  • Buttons on vest – Expensive and eccentric clothes

 

  • Tattoo on left hand – Westgate Prison tattoo

 

  • Rings on right hand – Ostentations

 

 

Jack Cole a.k.a “The Hammer”

  • Scar on eyebrow – Fight

 

  • Chain Necklace – Expensive

 

  • Tattoo on left arm – Bandit’s tattoo

 

  • Ring on left hand – Self-affected

 

  • Clenched right hand – Box training

 

 

Man inside the back of the cart

  • Neck – Dog Tattoo

 

  • Left hand – Electrical Burn

 

  • Black substance on pants – Sticky liquorice

 

  • Foot – Pungent mud

 

  • Right hand – “Rasco” tattoo

 

 

Man infront of the cart

  • Neck – Dog tattoo

 

  • Left hand – Electrical burn

 

  • Gun on waist – Revolver

 

  • Foot – Pungent mud

 

 

Benjamin Fowler

  • Tattoo on neck – Gang member

 

  • Cross necklace – Religous

 

  • Left hand – Manual worker

 

  • Right hand – Smoker

 

  • Right leg – Injured leg

 

 

Thomas Garret

  • Pale face – He is ill

 

  • Badge on chest – Anarchist symbol

 

  • Tear in arm sleeve – He is poor

 

  • Black liquid on lower sleeve – Silicosis

 

  • Left hand – Works with electricity

 

 

Reginald Butcher

  • Badge on chest – Railway worker

 

  • Center of waistcoat – Was once prosperous

 

  • Ring on right hand – He is married

 

  • Right shoe – Recently cleaned

 

  • Bracelet on left wrist – Daughter’s gift

 

 

Alice (New Portrait)

  • Face – Angry

 

  • Hat – Mourning clothes

 

  • Train ticket in hand – Visited highgate station

 

  • White marks on dress waist – Used chalk

 

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