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Photograph of a graveyard on McNab's Island

Item is a negative of a photograph of a small graveyard on McNab's Island. There are some tombstones and wooden crosses in the graveyard, which is surrounded by a low fence. The name "Peter McNab" is visible on one of the tombstones.

Photograph of the tombstones of Peter, Joanna, and John Henry McNab

Item is a photograph of two tombstones from the McNab family in a graveyard on McNab's Island. The first tombstone says "Erected / In Memory of / The Hon [?] Peter McNab / Died 1st June 1817 / Aged 80 Years." The second tombstone says "This Stone is Erected / in the Memory of / Mrs Joanna McNab / Wife of Peter McNab Esq. / who departed this life / 30th[?] May 1827 Aged 61 Years / And / John Henry / Son of / Peter and Joanna McNab / who departed this [life] / June [?] Aged 18 [Years]."

Photograph of the tombstone of Peter McNab

Item is a photograph of a tombstone in a graveyard on McNab's Island. The tombstone says "In Memory of / Peter McNab Esq. / Who Died / October 6, 1856, / Aged 63 Years." The stone is a pale colour and there are some other tombstones behind it.

Photograph of Mrs. Farrant

Item is a photograph of Mrs. Farrant wearing a floral dress and sitting on the front step of a house on McNab's Island. Her husband, Ernest Arthur Farrant, is standing next to her with his hand on her shoulder. His face is not visible.

Double exposure photograph of a graveyard

Item is a double exposure photograph of three tombstones. One of the tombstones belongs to Lewis Gibbens, the youngest son of James and Harriot McNab. The graveyard is probably located on McNab's Island. The second exposure shows some kind of small building with stairs, but the image is not clear.

Photograph of an old shed on a shore

Item is a photograph of a small abandoned shed by a tree and other vegetation. The shed is near a body of water and is probably located on McNab's Island.

McNab's Island : [map]

Item is a photocopied map of McNab's Island. The map has been coloured with coloured pencils to indicate different regions of the island. The map also includes several handwritten annotations about the history of the island. There are more notes written on the back of the map.

McNab & Lawlor Islands : Sketch "B" : [map]

Item is a map of McNab's Island and Lawlor Island in the Halifax Harbour. The map is photocopied with some details that were possibly penciled in. The map shows which areas of the islands are owned by the Navy or are privately owned.

Photograph of a shack

Item is a photograph of a shack made of scraps of wood and other materials. The shack is surrounded by trees.

Photograph of Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of an elephant named Balakrishnan standing on a pile of straw by some trees. The elephant was brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Photograph of Sankunni with Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of Sankunni with an elephant named Balakrishnan. Sankunni is the mahout, or keeper, or Balakrishnan. Both Sankunni and the elephant were brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.
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