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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)

"My Squadron", Greenland 1893 copy of an 1854 original

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

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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)

    Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield (1820-94)
    Sir John Franklin (1786-1847)
    Phoenix (HMS)
    Talbot (HMS)
    HMS Diligence (storeship, launched 1814; sold 1904)
  • 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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Polar regions
        • Arctic territories
          • Greenland [Denmark]