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Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir James Tennant, circa 185[0s], 1850 - 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022LL/2

Scope and Contents

55 x 68 mm. Half-length, full-face portrait of Sir James Tennant taken shortly before his death. Photograph by Antoine Claudet. The reverse of the mount is stamped: 'A. Claudet, 107, Regent Street. Photographer to Her Majesty'.


  • Creation: 1850 - 1859


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Biographical / Historical

Antoine Claudet was based at 107 Regent Street, London during the 1850s.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, slight overall yellowing and fading.




Claudet, Antoine, fl 1850-1859, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-03-11 14:13:56+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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