Tuesday, 28 August 2018

641) Leslie Stephen

Sir Leslie Stephen (1832 – 1904). English author, critic, historian, biographer, and mountaineer. His second wife was Julia Prinsep Duckworth, by whom he had four children: Vanessa (who later married Clive Bell), Thoby, Virginia (who later married Leonard Woolf) and Adrian.

- ".. the long, thin, bright-red beard, radiating in a fan shape [...]; the curious flatness of the top of the head, accentuated by the fullness of the auburn hair on either side..." https://books.google.it/books…

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