Dorothy Tennant (Lady Stanley)

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers

Published by University of California Press

Published in print July 2007 | ISBN: 9780520249059
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520940055 | DOI:
Dorothy Tennant (Lady Stanley)

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This chapter discusses Dorothy Tennant (Lady Stanley), a successful printmaker and portrait and genre painter. She specialized in depicting children, especially poor and ragged children. Her enormous privilege made her sympathetic toward the street children she drew. The focus of this chapter is on her portrayals of the Seven Dials which were home to ragamuffin and street children.

Keywords: Dorothy Tennant; Lady Stanley; printmaker; painter; children; street children; Seven Dials

Chapter.  2907 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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