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portrait of Alfred Tennyson
  • Elliot and Fry
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • portrait of Alfred Tennyson, circa 1865
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: Oval 14.7 x 11.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: Oval 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0056
Description
Exhibitions

Bust-length portrait of a man (identified as Alfred Tennyson) who is facing the viewer. The image is oval-shaped and the background is white. The man has dark, curly, shoulder-length hair and he is balding on top of his head. He has a long, dark beard and mustache. He is wearing a jacket and his shoulders are light and faded in the image.