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Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

H.M.S. Diligence, Phoenix and Talbot, Holsteinsborg now known as Sisimiut : ''Talbot', 'Phoenix' and 'Diligence'' 8 - 17 Jun 1854

Albumen print | 15.6 x 20.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2510479

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Photograph of (l-r): HMS's Diligence; Phoenix and Talbot within the harbour at Holsteinborg on the West coast of Greenland. Rocky mountains dominate the background with 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)

    Talbot (HMS)
    Phoenix (HMS)
    HMS Diligence (storeship, launched 1814; sold 1904)
  • 15.6 x 20.7 cm (image)

  • HMS's Talbot, Phoenix and Diligence, 1854 [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
    • Places
      • Polar regions
        • Arctic territories
          • Arctic regions
          • Greenland [Denmark]
            • Sisimiut [Greenland]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Ships
        • Waterway engineering
          • Harbours