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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 17 x 11.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: Oval 6 11/16 x 4 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0057
Description

Bust-length portrait of a man (identified as Alfred Tennyson) in profile view, facing the left side of the image. The image is oval in shape, and the background is white. The man's shoulders are faded and barely visible in the image. He has dark, curly, shoulder-length hair and he is balding on top of his head. He has a long, curly beard and mustache.