Tennyson’s Grandchildren


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[003286] [Tennyson Family]. Small Collection of Five Items Relating to the Grandchildren of Tennyson. London: Various, First Edition. Various. Various. Various. Good.

Five items relating to the grandchildren of Tennyson – 1. Calling card of Charles Tennyson, approximately 90mm x 60mm in size, lightly browned, with manuscript addition of “Mrs Thompson, with all good wishes for Xmas” by Charles Tennyson from his Kings Road, Chelsea address; 2. Photograph of Charles Tennyson, approximately 85mm x 120mm in size, worn to edges, with loss to bottom right hand corner affecting place (Cambridge); 3. [3]p, A.L.S. by Charles Tennyson, approximately 110mm x 175mm in size, slightly creased from old folds and lightly browned, otherwise fairly clean, with Charles Tennyson noting that he must “thank you for all the care you have taken of Mrs Tennyson”; 4. A copy of Tennyson’s Poems, presented to Mrs Gibson by Charles Tennyson, published by the OUP in 1908, front inner joint split and weak but holding, and 5. A souvenir tissue for the marriage of Alfred Tennyson and Cicely Drummond, approximately 365mm x 360mm in size, creased with a few small nicks and tears, creased obscuring a couple of letters. The marriage took place at Westminster Abbey, in December 1912, printed by S. Burgess who specialised in these commemorative tissues.

Charles Bruce Locker Tennyson, (1879-1977) and Alfred Browning Stanley Tennyson, (1878 – 1952)