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Rue Morgue - C. Auguste Dupin

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C. Auguste Dupin is a character created by Edgar Allan Poe in his story The Murders in the Rue Morgue

This image, by Byam Shaw, appeared in a richly illustrated 1909 London edition of Poe's stories.  The scene depicts Dupin questioning a sailor about the double murders.

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Media Credits

Illustration of C. Auguste Dupin - a character in Poe's story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue - by Byam Shaw.  The image first appeared in "Selected Tales of Mystery, by Edgar Allan Poe" - a richly illustrated book published in London by Sidgwick & Jackson (in 1909) - facing page 284. 

The original caption for the illustration:  "The sailor's face flushed up; he started to his feet and grasped his cudgel."

 

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