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Henry Herschel Hay Cameron, Marquess of Dufferin and Ava

Marquess of Dufferin and Ava

Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (1852 - 1911)

RA Collection: Art

Lord Dufferin invited Tennyson's son Lionel and his wife Eleanor to India when he was Viceroy in 1885. Tragically Lionel was to fall seriously ill and died the following year on the voyage back to Britain. In 1889 Tennyson was to write 'To the Marquess of Dufferin and Ava' a poem which addressed his son's death.

Object details

Title
Marquess of Dufferin and Ava
Photographed by
Printed by
From
Alfred, Lord Tennyson and His Friends A Series of 25 Portraits and Frontispiece in Photogravure From The Negatives Of Mrs. Julia Margaret Cameron And H.H.H. Cameron Reminiscences By Anne Thackeray Ritchie With Introduction by H.H. Hay Cameron
Object type
Photogravure
Place of Production
London
Medium
Photogravure
Dimensions

245 mm x 199 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
12/734
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson And His Friends A Series of 25 Portraits and Frontispiece In Photogravure From The Negatives Of Mrs. Julia Margaret Cameron And H.H.H. Cameron Reminiscences By Anne Thackeray Ritchie With Introduction By H.H. Hay Cameron - London: 1893

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