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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

An Inuit man with Kyac and children Jun 1854Jul 1854

Albumen print | 15.4 x 19.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2510478

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Photograph of a full length portrait of a male Inuit standing, facing the viewer and holding a spear in his left hand. A Kyack is lying over rocks at his feet. A young boy is seated in the front of the Kyack and another boy stands at the end of the Kyack. Various accesories are placed on top of the Kyack, including a seal skin bladder that was used as a bouyancy aid, at the front of the kyack.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Inuit
  • 15.4 x 19.2 cm (image)

  • [Historic Title] An Esquimaux with Kyack &c [Album: HMS's Phoenix and Talbot search for 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]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
            • Canoes
    • People
      • Boys
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Carnivorous mammals
              • Seals (mammals)