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Collection of Admiral Henry Craven St John

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1872
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of effects that belonged to Henry Craven St John, a young Lieutenant (later Commander, then Admiral) who brilliantly fought against pirates in the Chinese Seas in the 1860s. It includes: a presentation scroll to Commander Henry Craven St John, conveying thanks for his fighting piracy at Laksui (1866); a covering letter from the Admiralty (1866); a mahogany and brass-fitted medicine box (1860s); and an album of c. 300 watercolours executed by Henry Craven St John,...
Dates: 1850s-1870s

Photograph album of Sheena Tennant Kendall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2054
Content Description This is a photograph album of Sheena Lillian Grant Tennant Kendall (1883-1974), composer and daughter of wealthy Scottish industrialist James Tennant. Kendall is well identified in the album, which documents a period of residence in Japan (1921-24), as well as travels in Egypt, Burma, Ceylon, Malaysia and Shanghai, and their life at Scottish and English country estates. It also includes 19 photos of Hakone, Japan in the aftermath of the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923; images of horse racing in...
Dates: 1920s