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Image number: RS.13107
Credit: ©The Royal Society
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Portrait of Martin Farquhar Tupper

Date

1886

Sitter

Martin Farquhar Tupper (1810-1889, British), Poet

Creator - Organisation

Elliott & Fry, Photographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 145mm
width (print): 95mm
height (paper support): 216mm
width (paper support): 140mm

Subject

Description

Half-length studio portrait of Martin Tupper seated in a high-backed armchair with decorated armrests Tupper holds a quill pen in his right hand and there is an inkwell paper and books on the table behind.

Inscribed below: ‘Elliott & Fry, Photographers.’ with a facsimile signature.

Frontispiece to the book My life as an author, by Martin Farquhar Tupper (London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1886).

Martin Farquhar Tupper (1810-1889) British poet was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1845.

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