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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

Young Inuit girls Jun 1854Jul 1854

Albumen print | 16.0 x 20.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2510470

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Photograph of a group portrait in three-quarters length consisting of seven Inuit girls, who are standing and facing the viewer. The majority wear their hair up in a tightly wound bun on top of their heads.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Inuit
  • 16.0 x 20.2 cm (image)

  • [Historic Title] Esquimaux girls, Greenland [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
      • Girls