Alfred Lord Tennyson's Funeral

On this day, Alfred Lord Tennyson was buried at Westminster Abbey in a service conducted by George Bradley, a personal friend. The attached image is a photograph of the funeral pall designed by Edith Rawnsley. Edith Rawnsley also wrote a hymn praising Tennyson which was included in a collection of sonnets and other items related to Tennyson's death (including the attached photograph) gathered (and largely composed) by her husband, Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley.

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Event date:

12 Autumn 1892