Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson,

Alternative title(s): The Dirty Monk

Albumen print mounted down on blue paper with printed gold border

Albumen print with retouching on plate, right of center, in an attempt to conceal a defect in the emulsion; mounted down on blue paper with a gold border printed on the mount, ca. 10 mm outside the print.

Dimensions (Image): 255 x 208 mm (10 x 8.2 in.)

Dimensions (Object): 427 x 330 mm (16.8 x 13 in.)

Dimension notes: object dimensions are for mount; image (trimmed sheet) dimensions are with arched top

Signed in brown ink, lower center: “From life Registered Photograph Copy right Julia Margaret Cameron”; with retouching on plate, right of center, in attempt to conceal defect in emulsion

Accession number: 1996.35.1

Gift of Eleanor Nadler Schwartz in memory of her father, Marcus Nadler (LL.D.Wesleyan 1961), 1996

Bibliography: Helmut Gernsheim, Julia Margaret Cameron: Her Life and Photographic Work (Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1975), p. 30; Julian Cox and Colin Ford, Julia Margaret Cameron: The Complete Photographs (J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003), p. 211, no. 268.

Work Type: photograph

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