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Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

H.M.S. Diligence, Phoenix and Talbot, Holsteinsborg or Sisimiut : ''Talbot', 'Phoenix' and 'Diligence'' Jun 1854

Albumen print | 15.7 x 20.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2510480

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Photograph of a harbour scene with (from left to right): HMS's Diligence, Phoenix and Talbot in Holsteinborg harbour, Greenland, during Sir Edward Inglefield's search for Sir John Franklin. Rocky mountains dominate the background and rocky outcrops in the foreground.

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield visited Holsteinborg, now known as Sisimiut, in Greenland between the 8th and 17th June, prior to travelling to Lievely on his journey north to re-supply Sir Edward Belcher's expedition in search of the fate of Sir John Franklin. 
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Talbot (HMS)
    Phoenix (HMS)
    HMS Diligence (storeship, launched 1814; sold 1904)
  • 15.7 x 20.2 cm (image)

  • HMS's Talbot, Phoenix, and Diligence [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]
            • Sisimiut [Greenland]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Ships
        • Waterway engineering
          • Harbours