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Lionel Tennyson
  • Oscar Gustav Rejlander
    born: Sweden ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Lionel Tennyson, circa 1863
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.5 x 12.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William D. Paden
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0224

Black-and-white, bust-length portrait of a young boy in three-quarters view (identified as Lionel Tennyson). The top of the image is rounded, to form a dome over the boy's head. His face is turned toward the left side of the image and he has light-colored, curly hair that falls to his shoulders. He is leaning onto a table in front of his chest, and he is resting his chin on his proper right hand. He is wearing a jacket with two large, light-colored buttons on his right sleeve.