London – William Blake

The great 18th century English poet, William Blake, died 190 years ago, today.
Blake was influenced by the ideals of the French and American revolutions and was a non-conformist who was opposed to organised religion. He was buried in the Dissenter’s burial ground in Bunhill Fields.
There is a memorial window to William Blake in Wesley’s Chapel, across the road from Bunhill Fields.

London Wesley Chapel 1

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One comment

  1. Not only is Blake undervaalued as a visionary artist in world-terms, if people knew more about his longer works and his consistent tropes, they would also realise he was a spiritual pioneer!

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