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William Ernest Henley

William Ernest Henley


William Ernest Henley (1849 – 1903) – poet, most often remembered for ‘Invictus’, read by Nelson Mandela on Robben Island. Amputee suffering pain with great vitality and joviality who inspired his friend RL Stevenson to write the character Long John Silver. 

Greatness? Not giving into pain and finding ways to look deep into his soul to express his emotions in his writings


Archival print available in numerous sizes, mounted to fit standard frame sizes

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