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Photograph of a flintlock pistol held by Thomas Head Raddall over the logbook of the Spanish ship El Hercules

Item, a photograph, has a stamp marking it copyright to the National Film Board on the reverse side. The El Hercules was captured in the Caribbean by a Liverpool privateer around 1799. The flintlock pistol was found behind the wainscot in the house of Dr. Farish. Farish arrived in Liverpool around 1840, the same time when many of the privateermen from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812 were still living. Dr. Farish's house was later occupied by Dr. John Wickwire between the 1930's to the 1970's. A duplicate copy of the photograph can be found in MS-2-202, Box 54, Folder 10.

Photograph of a touring group, including Edith and Thomas Head Raddall, at the Marienlyst Hotel Elsinore, near Copenhagen, Denmark

Item, a photograph, is related to material in MS-2-202, Box 54, Folder 43, Items 1-23, and to MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 12 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. Raddall is on the far left, and Edith Raddall third from the left in the middle row of the group.

Photograph of the remains of a substantial home built at the Molega gold mines in the 1880's

Item, a photograph, is a duplicate of material in MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 18 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The home was built during the gold rush days. A couple of stone steps from the house are visible in the foreground, while the well and an apple tree from the yard are visible in the background.

Photograph of Thomas Head Raddall and two other recipients of an honorary doctorate with the chancellor, archbishop, and president of University of King's College at Encaenia

Item is a photograph of Chancellor Norman Gosse; Raddall, the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law; Archbishop W.W. Davis; President Graham Morgan; Reverend Harry R. Cooper, the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity; and L.P. Edwards, the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law.

Photograph of a window in the Simeon Perkins house before its restoration, framed by art pieces on the walls

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Nova Scotia Bureau of Information on the reverse side, and was taken by Hedley Doty.

Photograph of a mantel in the Simeon Perkins house before its restoration, with a cupboard overhead, a framed piece of artwork on the wall, and a wooden bust on the table beside

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Nova Scotia Bureau of Information on the reverse side. The wooden bust on the left was carved by Milton-based woodcarver, George Crouse, whose work was prominent in the 1850's and 60's. Crouse carved figureheads and bow devices for many newly built Liverpool (Nova Scotia) ships. The bust in the photograph is a childhood likeness of Captain Samuel Kempton who also hailed from Milton. Kempton was the skipper of a packet schooner for many years that ran the Halifax - Liverpool - Boston route.

Photograph of an empty room with a fireplace, patterned linoleum floor, and pictures pasted on the walls in the Simeon Perkins house prior to its restoration

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Nova Scotia Bureau of Information on the reverse side.

Photograph of Mrs. Murray Chipman, Mrs. Napier Moore, Murray Chipman, and an unidentified gentleman on a veranda near the waterfront in Chester, Nova Scotia

Item is related to MS-2-202, Box 43, Folder 51 of the Thomas Head Raddall Correspondence series, in the Correspondence between Thomas Head Raddall and Maclean's Magazine file. The man on the far right is speculated by Napier Moore to be Thomas Head Raddall, but there is a chance that he had identified the wrong photograph of visitors to the Chester residence, "Driftwood".

Photograph of Angelo the courier, Thomas Head and Edith Raddall, and Bleach at the Staat Keller restaurant in Lucerne, Switzerland printed on a postcard

Item, a photograph, is related to MS-2-202, Box 54, Folder 11, Item 5 and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 12 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. A note on the reverse side indicates that the restaurant featured a 'sing-song'. The gentleman on the right is identified as Bleach, from South Africa.

Photograph of George V at the grave of a soldier on the front lines of the Great War printed on a postcard

Item, a photograph, is related to materials in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, 1917-1927. The photograph comes a collection of official photographs produced by the Daily Mail during the Great War. The Prince of Wales stands to the left of King George. Generals William Norris Congreve and Sir Henry Seymour Rawlinson are standing in the foreground on the right. General Congreve is identified with an x over his head, though the the identification may be erroneous.

Scrapbook page with photographs of T.H. Raddall, Sr. with a rifle division, and Thomas Head Raddall working aboard ships

Item may have been a page in one of Thomas Head Raddall's photograph albums. Two of the photographs are duplicates from Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, 1917-1927. The bottom middle and bottom right pictures were taken aboard the S.S. Watuka, while the bottom left may have been taken on the cable-ship Mackay-Bennett.

Scrapbook page with a portrait of T.H. Raddall, Sr. with the Canadian School Musketry in Ottawa, Ontario and photographs of Thomas Head Raddall

Item may have been a page in one of Thomas Head Raddall's photograph albums. The photographs are either duplicates of or related to material in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, 1917-1927. T.H. Raddall, Sr. appears to be the fifth from the right in the front row of the Musketry group. On the reverse side, the photograph of Thomas Head Raddall on the left is a duplicate and was taken in St. John's aboard the cable-ship Mackay-Bennett in 1920. The photograph on the right is a duplicate and features Thomas Head Raddall with his cousin Renee at the Ware Farm in England in 1920.
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