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Sir John Tenniel

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Sir John Tenniel, by Harry Furniss, 1880s-1900s -NPG 3612 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir John Tenniel

by Harry Furniss
Pen, ink and wash on paper, 1880s-1900s
5 3/8 in. x 4 5/8 in. (137 mm x 117 mm)
NPG 3612

Inscriptionback to top

On reverse inscr. in ink: ‘Punch chap III’;
and in pencil: ‘Furniss Sir John Tenniel’.

This portraitback to top

The composition is related to NPG 3527.

See NPG collection 3337–3535, 3554–3620

Carol Blackett-Ord

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Three-quarter-length, seated to right, head to viewer, holding churchwarden pipe in left hand, profile of Mr Punch outlined in smoke at right.

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

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