Mobile menu

Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

An Inuit Nurse with a baby and young girl : 'Nurse and girl' 1854

Hand-coloured albumen print | 15.5 x 16.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2510471

Your share link is...

  Close

Hand-coloured photograph of an Inuit woman ('Nurse'), standing and facing the viewer and holding a baby on her back. On her left stands a younger girl whose hands are raised towards the baby who also faces the viewer. The Nurse wears her hair in a band wound above her head.
  • Creator(s)

    Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Inuit
  • 15.5 x 16.8 cm (image)

  • Nurse and girl, Greenland [Album: HMS's Phoenix and Talbot in search of Sir John Franklin 1854].

  • Presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert by Captain Edward Augustus Inglefield in 1854

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Polar regions
        • Arctic territories
          • Arctic regions
          • Greenland [Denmark]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Humans
              • Babies (human)
    • People
      • Girls