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Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

(1852-1928), Governor General of Australia and biographer

Sitter in 12 portraits
The elder son of Alfred Tennyson. From 1874, he devoted his life to his family, acting as private secretary to his father and accompanying him on his travels. In 1883 he became a councillor of the Imperial Federation League, a lobby group set up to promote imperialist ideas. It was this connection, as well as the Tennyson name, that led the Colonial Secretary, Joseph Chamberlain, to offer Tennyson the position of Governor of South Australia in 1899. When the Australian Governor-General resigned in 1902, Tennyson was promoted into the post despite his lack of political experience. Tennyson produced two memoirs about his father, and edited and published nine volumes of his father's poetry.

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Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) - NPG P40

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)
albumen print, circa 1852-1860
NPG P40

Tennyson and his sons, by Julia Margaret Cameron - NPG P285

Tennyson and his sons

by Julia Margaret Cameron
albumen print, 1865
NPG P285

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, by William Jeffrey - NPG x12994

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by William Jeffrey
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x12994

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (later The Cameron Studio), published by  T. Fisher Unwin - NPG Ax29136

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (later The Cameron Studio), published by T. Fisher Unwin
photogravure, published 1893 (circa 1890)
NPG Ax29136

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127659

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1896
NPG x127659

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96640

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1896
NPG x96640

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Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1920
NPG x67223

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Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1920
NPG x67224

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Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1920
NPG x67225

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Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1920
NPG x67226

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Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1920
NPG x67227

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