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Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-92): C.1011-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-92)

Maker(s)

Manufacturer: Adams & Co
Sculptor: Woolner, Thomas
Maker: Stark, John (Etruria)

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: The estate of G. D. V. Glynn

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 35.6 cm
Length: 23.6 cm
Width: 14.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England
  • Etruria ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2016-01-25) by H.M. Government

Dating

19th Century, Mid#
Production date: AD 1868-07-04

Components of the work

Base Length 11.2 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ADAMS & CO TENNYSON T WOOLNER Sc PUBLISHED BY JOHN STARK ETRURIA REGISTERED JULY 4 1868
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1011-2016
Primary reference Number: 216027
Old number: 291
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Wednesday 31 May 2017 Updated: Friday 9 June 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-92)" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/216027 Accessed: 2024-04-18 11:06:33

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