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Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

The Lieutenant Governor of Holsteinsborg Hans Elberg, with his wife and children : 'Child, Wife, Son, Lieut. Governor and Son' Jun 1854

Albumen print | 15.8 x 20.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2510468

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Photograph of a family group portrait in half-length showing Hans Elberg, Lieutenant Governor of Holsteinborg (second right) with his wife Martha (second left) and their three male children. The Lieutenant Governor wears a hooded jacket, similar to his children and his wife wears a bonnet. All face the viewer.

Hans and Martha Elberg had three children: One was born in 1843 and the other in 1845. The year in which the third child was born is not known.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Martha Elberg (active 1854)
    Hans Elberg (1808-88)
  • 15.8 x 20.4 cm (image)

  • The Lieutenant Governor of Fiskenaesset with his wife and three children. [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
      • Children