Anna Williams

>Johnson's house, Gough Square, London. Anna Williams's room was on the ground floor Anna Williams. Anna Williams was an eighteenth-century translator and poet, who was totally blind from some time in her mid-thirties. She lived for years in a room on the ground floor of this house, rented by Samuel Johnson. Best-known among her slender oeuvre is a miscellany or anthology of contemporary poems. Her projected dictionary of scientific terms remained unwritten. Go to Orlando>