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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

Portrait of an Inuit Woman 1854

Albumen print | 16.1 x 13.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2510475

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Photograph of a three-quarters length portrait of an elderly Inuit woman, seated on a chair and facing the viewer. Her hands rest on her lap and she wears a fur lined, padded jacket. Her hair is wound in a bun above her head.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 16.1 x 13.5 cm (image)

  • [Historic Title] An Esquimaux Woman [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]