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Centennial commemoration at Turuturu Mōkai redoubt, Hāwera. Shows Rigby Allan making his speech. Behind him is a car and three men. The right side of the image is slightly obscured by the photographers finger. The centennial commemoration was a joint occasion between Te Ngutu o Te Manu and Turuturu Mōkai.
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Ambrotype portrait of John Oxenham (presumed left) and Frank Standish (presumed right). Both men are seated on a lounger. Oxenham is wearing a casual shirt and is looking at the camera. Standish is wearing a jacket and bow tie and is looking away from the camera. The ambrotype is surrounded by a plain metal matt with embossed gold metal edging and is contained in a plain maroon/brown leather case with painted gold patterns around the edge. The case has lost its lid. There are two clasps mounted along the top edge of the case (if oriented per image). Both men were scouts and dispatch riders in the First Taranaki War, 1860-61.
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Carte de visite of William Bolland Davies wearing military uniform. Davies is standing in a studio setting with his left hand resting on a podium with a small statue of a child with a dog on it. At Davies' right there is a round table with a tablecloth that has been hand-tinted pale blue and a book on it with a curtain behind. Davies is wearing breeches with boots and a long jacket with a strap across the front and a medal on his left side. The collar and cuffs of his jacket have been hand-tinted red. Daves is also wearing a hat and has a short beard.
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Four photographic images of unidentified sitters. Framed in a rectangular oak frame.
1. A Maori gentleman standing wearing a white fedora, white shirt and tie with suit and waistcoat. He has a fob chain and wears a flower in his lapel. His right hand rests on the back of a chair.
2. Two soldiers are seated on a bench with legs crossed and hands clasped at knees. They wear dress uniform and peaked caps.
3. A head and shoulders portrait of a Maori lady with shortish hair. She wears a dress with a bow at the neck and buttons on the front.
4. A Maori lady and gentleman. The man is standing with his left hand on a chair. He is wearing a dark suit with waistcoat, white shirt, tie and fob chain. There is a flower in his buttonhole. His hat rests at his feet on Maori cloaks. The woman is seated in a chair and is the same sitter that features in the third photograph.
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A profile head and shoulder photographic portrait depicting an unidentified military officer. He wears a peaked cap, dress jacket, bandolier over his right shoulder and has a small moustache. This is contained in a rectangular frame with an oval window, brown veneer matt, and glazing.
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Framed portrait of Corporal William David Kemp, who was killed in action August 13 1915 at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli. He is wearing military uniform and is seated on a carved wooden chair with his legs crossed. His hat is sitting on a carved wooden table on his right. Kemp has short hair and a moustache. A studio backdrop with a curtain and window is visible in the background. The portrait is contained in a gold mat with an oak frame.
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Framed portrait of an unidentified Royal Naval Air Serviceman in military uniform. The man is seated on a wooden chair and is holding a whip. The background of the photograph has been removed.
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Photograph of the Presentation of Colours to Taranaki Militia and Volunteers by Lady Warre. Large group of Taranaki Militia and volunteers (some mounted) gathered at Poverty Flat(?) with Marsland Hill in the background.There is a drum on the ground in front of a man in the centre of the photograph. Many of the men hold their swords or rifles in front of them. Two men are mounted on the left hand side of the image.
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Carte de visite portrait of James Minns, drummer; photographed in studio with drum bearing royal crest. Inscription on reverse: "James Minns - Drummer in either '65 or '66 Taranaki Maori War"
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Carte de visite portrait of Captain Charles Stapp of the Taranaki Militia. Stapp is dressed in military uniform. He is holding his sword in his right hand and resting it on the forearm of his left arm. There is a leather chair on the left side of the image and his cap rests on the chair. On the same side of the image is an arched window with a view to a house and some greenery. There is a curtain on the right side of the image.
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Photograph of some of the Armed Constabulary in bush clothing (wearing "shawl-kilts") with group of Maori men and women. The Maori are seated on the ground along with some of the Armed Constabulary. The Armed Constabulary are holding guns and many of them are wearing hats. Photograph is mounted on card.
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Photographic print recording the first reunion of the Waireka Veterans. Depicts a group of men in civilian clothing in front of the Provincial and Borough Chambers, King Street. Names inscribed on the photo mount are as follows:
W. Berridge
G. Hoby
Wm. Bayly
W. Marshall
E. Bullott
Thomas Allen
Lieutenant H.Y. Brown
Lieutenant William Free
Captain Mat Jonas
Colonel Stapp
Major Chas. Brown
Captain Jas. McKellar
Thomas Veale
Thomas McGuines
James Honeyfield
W.D. Webster
Captain William Newland
Matt Carrier
William Smart
Geo. Haig
W. Wilson
William Tatton
Robt. Baker
Erasmus Armitage
Henry Hooker
Frank Oliver
Joe Ward
William Pearce
W.J. Grayling
Ben Bishop
Geo. Robinson
Sam Allan
Sam Loveridge
John Andrews
Jas Pearn Kenyon
Captain Frank J. Mace
Captain F.L. Webster
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Bust portrait of New Zealand Cross winner Francis Joseph (Frank) Mace. He is dressed in a dark suit and tie with white shirt. He is wearing his New Zealand Cross.
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Portrait of Private Donald Hugh Jonas, who died of wounds at Tobruk, Libya during World War II. He is buried at the Tobruk War Cemetery.
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The A.S.V Kommodore Johnsen, last German cadet training ship to enter the New Plymouth harbour before WWII.
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James Gilbert Duffill, son of John Alfred and Eliza Duffill, standing in Royal New Zealand Air Force uniform.
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Three WWI soldiers from Cardiff (Taranaki) seated on camels in front of the pyramids Egypt. Sitters are in uniform and, from left to right, include an unidentified soldier, Wallace Belcher and P. Marchant. (loaned for copying)
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A hand tinted ambrotype portrait of an unknown beared man dressed in British military mess uniform. He is wearing a white shirt with a black bow tie, a red military jacket with white cuffs and a white and black collar, a red waist coat, and black trousers. He is wearing a row of medals on the jacket. He is seated and has one arm resting on a table. The man's face, jacket and gold detailing have been hand tinted. The portrait has a gold metal oval matt with an embossed gold metal border. The ambrotype and metal enclosure has possibly been removed from a leather case.
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Portrait of Trooper Reginald Bayly of the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers, Taranaki Militia and Captain Mace's Company of Taranaki Mounted Volunteers. Arrived on the 'Cashmere' in 1851. Pictured posing with a sword hanging from his waist.
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Reproduction of a full length portrait photograph of Edward F. Hemingway in full military dress. He poses in front of a studio backdrop. In one hand he holds his helmet and in the other he grasps the handle of the sword attached to his belt. He wears three medals pinned to his chest. He is looking away from the camera.
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Photograph of the Armed Constabulary on parade. Mounted soldiers are lined up. The leader is in front of the line on a white horse. The soldiers are on an empty field but there are houses and other buildings in the far background.
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Photograph of the bust of Sergeant Samuel Austin of the Wanganui Volunteer Contingent and winner of the New Zealand Cross. Austin is wearing a suit and his medals. He is looking directly at the camera. He has a long beard.
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Photograph of an original carte-de-visite of Arthur Wakefield Carkeek of the Armed Constabulary and winner of the New Zealand Cross. Carkeek is wearing a Maori style warrior skirt with a belt that holds a large knife. He is holding a rifle in his left hand and is wearing an ammunition sash around his chest. He is also wearing a military cap.
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Carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas McDonnell, winner of the New Zealand Cross and member of the New Zealand Cross Militia. McDonnell is wearing a suit and rests his right thumb and hand between the buttons on his vest. His left hand rests on his lap. He is seated and looking toward the camera. The photograph appears to have been tinted - cheeks and hair are coloured.
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Carte-de-visite of Leonard St. George (left) and George St. George of the Taranaki Volunteer Rifles. Both men are dressed in military uniform, complete with hat, pouches, and sashes. They are both holding rifles in their right hand and daggers hang from their belts. Leonard is facing the camera while George is facing toward the left. They are in a photographic studio.
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