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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

The Church and the Governor's House, Holsteinsborg or Sisimiut : 'Church, Governor's House, Holsteinbourg' 1854

Hand-coloured albumen print | 15.3 x 20.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2510484

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Hand-coloured photograph showing a small village settlement, in Holsteinborg, Greenland. A cluster of red roofed buildings stand to the centre and left of the photograph. The old church stands to the left of the picture with mountains in the background. A Danish flag flies from a rocky outcrop on the right of the picture.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Bethel Church [Holsteinsborg, Greenland]
  • 15.3 x 20.2 cm (image)

  • The Church and Governor's House, Holsteinsborg, Greenland, 1854 [Album: HMS's Phoenix and Talbot in search for Sir John Franklin, 1854].

  • Presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert by Captain Edward Augustus Inglefield in 1854

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      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Christian church architecture
            • Churches
    • Places
      • Polar regions
        • Arctic territories
          • Arctic regions
          • Greenland [Denmark]
            • Sisimiut [Greenland]
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Flags
        • National Flags
          • Flags of Denmark