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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

'Lieveley' Jun 1854Jul 1854

Albumen print | 15.4 x 20.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2510487

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Photograph of a general view of Lieveley, now known as Godhavn on the south west coast of Disko Island off Greenland. The scene shows a cluster of houses in the background. The foreground is dominated by rocky outcrops set amongst moorland.

Edward Augustus Inglefield departed Holsteinborg on the 17th June 1854 and arrived at Lievely on the 18th June on his way 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)

  • 15.4 x 20.6 cm (image)

  • Lieveley, Greenland, 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
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Polar regions
        • Arctic territories
          • Greenland [Denmark]
            • Disko [Greenland]
              • Qeqertarsuaq [Disko, Greenland]
          • Arctic regions