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Portrait of Alfred, Lord Tennyson: PD.59-1972

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Portrait of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Dickinson, Lowes Cato

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Brownlow, M.E.L., Mrs

Measurements and weight

Height: 404 mm
Width: 291 mm

Relative size of this object

29.1 m40.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1972) by Brownlow, M. E. L., Mrs

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Photographic reproduction, touched with white highlights on paper
Photolithography

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: LCD
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Lowes Cato Dickinson / Sir Charles Tennyson who saw a photograph of this drawing said that / it was quite a good likeness but somewhat idealised / MEL Brownlow née Lowes Dickinson
  • Location: Bottom
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.59-1972
Primary reference Number: 10301
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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