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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

Inuit boys 1854

Albumen print | 15.4 x 13.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2510477

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Hand-coloured photograph of seven Inuit boys standing, facing the viewer. The two boys on the front stand with their hands in their pockets. This is an incomplete, cropped version of the original picture that was spoilt by shade cast over the boys standing on the left.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Inuit
  • 15.4 x 13.1 cm (image)

  • [Historic Title] Esquimaux Boys [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]
    • People
      • Boys
      • Children