Alfred Tennyson, 1866

Made:
1866
maker:
Cameron, Julia Margaret

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Alfred Tennyson, 1866 A photgraphic portrait of Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), taken by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) in 1866
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Photograph of Alfred Tennyson taken by Julia Margaret Cameron in 1866. Albumen contact print from wet collodion negative. This photographic portrait of Alfred, Lord 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.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1984-5017/84
type:
photograph
credit:
Sotheby's

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