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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


"My Squadron", Greenland

1893 copy of an 1854 original

Carbon print | 14.8 x 20.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906210

Photograph of the harbour at Holsteinborg on the west coast of Greenland with three ships, and an icy landscape beyond. From left to right are: HMSs Diligence, Phoenix and Talbot, part of Captain Inglefield's relief expedition in search of the fate of Sir John Franklin and crew. Rocky mountains dominate the background with outcrops in the foreground.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 14.8 x 20.0 cm (image)

  • H.M.S. Diligence, Phoenix and Talbot, Holsteinsborg now known as Sisimiut

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Arctic territories
        • Greenland