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Sir John Tenniel

Sir John Tenniel, by Harry Furniss, 1880s-1900s -NPG 3525 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir John Tenniel

by Harry Furniss
Pen and ink on Bristol Board, 1880s-1900s
6 3/4 in. x 8 1/2 in. (170 mm x 215 mm) overall
NPG 3525

Inscriptionback to top

Signed with initials in ink lower right: ‘HyF.’
On reverse inscr. in ink: ‘Punch Dinner’;
and in blue crayon: ‘T.P.C. chap VII’.

This portraitback to top

Despite an inscription on the back, the drawing was not used for Furniss’s publication The Two Pins Club (1925).

See NPG collection 3337–3535, 3554–3620

Carol Blackett-Ord

Physical descriptionback to top

Three-quarter-length, seated to left, with churchwarden pipe and glass of wine.

Provenanceback to top

The artist; his sons, from whom purchased (through Theodore Cluse), April 1947

Reproductionsback to top

[The drawing was not used for publication, The Two Pins Club, 1925.]

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