William Ordway Partridge (American, 1861-1930). <em>Portrait of Alfred Lord Tennyson</em>, 1899. Plaster, 21 x 13 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (53.3 x 34.3 x 27.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles R. Baker, 30.924. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 30.924_bw.jpg)

Portrait of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Artist:William Ordway Partridge

Medium: Plaster


Dimensions: 21 x 13 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (53.3 x 34.3 x 27.6 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 30.924

Image: 30.924_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Portrait bust of mature man with a high forehead and chin-length, thick hair; long, thick beard and mustache; head turned slightly to the right and downward; wearing a soft collar; continuous rectangular block base with molded letters across the front, "TENNYSON"; reddish brown pigment (?) in crevices, especially in beard. Condition: Good, few scratches on forehead and chips around bottom edge of base.

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