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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, by Francis John Williamson, 1893 -NPG 1178 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

by Francis John Williamson
35 in. (889 mm) high
NPG 1178

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Incised below the shoulders: TENNYSON and on the back of the socle: F. J. WILLIAMSON SC/ESHER. 1893.

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This is related to the original marble bust of Tennyson by Williamson of 1893 in the Guildhall Art Gallery, exhibited RA, 1894 (1778), reproduced Cassell's Royal Academy Pictures (1894), p 30, of which there is a replica at Windsor Castle. Another plaster cast is in the Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln.

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Presented by the artist, 1898.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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