© National Portrait Gallery, London
Charles Tennyson d'Eyncourt
by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by Colnaghi & Son, after John Harrison Jr Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving and aquatint, published 20 May 1829
13 1/2 in. x 9 7/8 in. (343 mm x 251 mm) plate size; 17 1/2 in. x 12 3/4 in. (443 mm x 324 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Whitin Fund, 1954
- Colnaghi & Son (active 1827-1830). Artist associated with 3 portraits.
- John Harrison Jr (active 1801-1852), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 10 portraits.
- Frederick Christian Lewis Sr (1779-1856), Engraver and landscape painter. Artist associated with 192 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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