Alfred Tennyson 3/4', about 1867

c. 1867
Cameron, Julia Margaret

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

'Alfred Tennyson 3/4', about 1867 A photographic portrait of the poet Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) taken by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) in about
© National Media Museum, Bradford / SSPL. Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
Science Museum Group Collection

Photograph entitled ''Alfred Tennyson 3/4' taken by Julia Margaret Cameron in about 1867. Albumen contact print from wet collodion negative. This photographic portrait of the poet Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) forms part of the Herschel Album, created by Cameron for her friend Sir John Herschel (1792-1871). Tennyson was the most popular poet of the Victorian period. He was made Queen Victoria's poet laureate in 1850. After Julia Margaret Cameron's death the Autotype Company sold carbon print copies of some of her most popular photographs, including this one of Lord Tennyson.


Object Number:

Cite this page


We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.

Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero

Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data


Download catalogue entry as json

View manifest in IIIF viewer

Add to Animal Crossing Art Generator

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.