Portrait of William Blake, 1807 by Thomas Phillips (British, 1770-1845).....William Blake was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, he is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. Died: August 12, 1827 - "If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite."
Rupert Brooke, 1887-1915, was an English poet, dramatist, literary critic, travel writer, political activist and soldier. Best known as one of the famous war poets on World War One. Most famous poems are The Soldier and Grantchester.
Rupert Brooke 1913, unknown photographer, National Portrait Gallery London
Virginia Wolfe, she deserves a place here, on the wall.