Unlike Dorian, who came from money, John came from a working class background, and worked hard for his education, the way that many students from poor or middle-class families do today. In addition to writing, he also worked as a metal worker, a librarian, and a priest.
These are a few of his pictures:
|John Gray by Reginald Savage|
|John Gray (1893)|
|Left to right: John Gray, a friend, and Marc-André Raffalovich|