Thomas Stearns Eliot (1926)

Thomas Stearns Eliot, outside Faber & Gwyer, London, 1926
Photograph by Henry Ware Eliot

Courtesy of the website of the National Portrait Gallery, London

I sat upon the shore
Fishing, with the arid plain behind me
Shall I at least set my lands in order?

– T. S. Eliot, “The Waste Land”