Writer of "penny dreadfuls"
Second-generation Pre-Raphaelite painter, or decorator
Uber-romantic poet (think Swinburne)
Perennial chorus member of Gilbert & Sullivan productions
Rent boy or "knowing" Oxford student
Self-absorbed leading actor
I think it ought to take place in London or Paris. I'll probably introduce my "character" in a few days, once I've thought up the details. Guaranteed to be an artist, writer, or adventurer. :)