Alfred Tennyson

Made:
1866 in Isle of Wight
photographer:
Julia Margaret Cameron

A photographic portrait of the poet Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892), taken by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) in 1866. This albumen print forms part of the Herschel Album, created by Cameron for her friend Sir John Herschel (1792-1871). Tennyson was the most popular poet of the Victorian period. He was made Queen Victoria's poet laureate in 1850.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1984-5017/74
Measurements:
image: 267 mm x 222 mm
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
  • print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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