Vita Sackville-West photographed by Leonard Woolf in 1928. This picture, among others, would later adorn the pages of Virginia Woolf’s ‘Orlando’.

Vita Sackville-West photographed by Leonard Woolf in This picture, among others, would later adorn the pages of Virginia Woolf’s ‘Orlando’.

VirginiaWoolf1935_MonksHouse_"When Virginia Woolf committed suicide on March 28th in 1941, she left behind two suicide notes for her husband Leonard and one for her sister, Vanessa.The note read:"

Virginia Woolf's Suicide Note to Vanessa Bell

Virginia Woolf committed suicide on March in she left behind two suicide notes for her husband Leonard and one for her sister, Vanessa.The note read:"

Vanessa Bell, Julia Jackson Stephen, Thoby Stephen, Adrian Stephen, and Virginia Woolf in 1894

1894 Vanessa Bell, Julia Jackson Stephen, Thoby Stephen, Adrian Stephen, and Virginia Woolf.

Leonard and Virginia Woolf.

'Then we walked round the square love making - after 25 years can’t bear to be separate. […] You see it is an enormous pleasure, being wanted: a wife.

Virginia and Leonard Woolf on their wedding day, August, 1912.

The Wedding Photos of 16 Famous Authors in Love

'On the face of it, Vita (left) led a life of serene Edwardian upper-class respectability....

Stately home seductress who makes Downton's wildest plots look tame

'On the face of it, Vita (left) led a life of serene Edwardian upper-class respectability.

Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson at Sisinghurst.  I enjoy seeing her smile in this picture.

“Diplomat, politician, and writer Harold Nicolsen, his wife Vita Sackville-West, and Rollo at Sissinghurst.

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