Virginia Woolf (1934)

Virginia Woolf, November 27, 1934
Photograph by Man Ray

In the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London
Courtesy of the museum’s website

She did not know what they meant, but, like music, the words seemed to be spoken by her own voice, outside her self, saying quite easily and naturally what had been in her mind the whole evening while she said different things.

– Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse