Tennyson and His Circle

Tennyson and His Circle

by Lynne Truss
     
 

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Tennyson's ascendancy as England's foremost poet coincided with that of photography. As Poet Laureate, Tennyson, and those in his circle, became targets of the photographers. Pioneering spirits like Julia Margaret Cameron seized the artistic opportunities presented by photography.

The images Cameron captured offer intriguing insight into an age when England viewed

Overview

Tennyson's ascendancy as England's foremost poet coincided with that of photography. As Poet Laureate, Tennyson, and those in his circle, became targets of the photographers. Pioneering spirits like Julia Margaret Cameron seized the artistic opportunities presented by photography.

The images Cameron captured offer intriguing insight into an age when England viewed itself as the envy of the world. These images combined with traditional portraits give a glimpse into an era of transition and the lives of those crossing the threshold into the modern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855142572
Publisher:
National Portrait Gallery Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Character Sketches Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.09(w) x 6.97(h) x 0.40(d)

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