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Resulting damage caused by a fire on Devon Street, New Plymouth. The buildings damaged were on the north side of Devon Street, just east of the Egmont Street intersection. The businesses damaged in the fire were the Grand Coffee Palace, photographer C. P. Cottier's premises, the Dresden Piano Company, land agent J. C. Davies' premises and the London Dental Institute. Photograph depicts five figures standing in the smashed upper windows of the Dresden Piano Company and three figures standing in the smashed upper windows of the London Dental Institute. Fire damage is evident to the outside of the buildings pictured.
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PHO2009-216

Large crowd gathered outside the Government Buildings on Devon Street, New Plymouth, to welcome Governor Lieutenant-General Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois to Taranaki. The majority of the crowd is standing but some are sitting on horses or are in carriages. Some also hold umbrellas. A group of children are pictured singing the national anthem in front of the Government Buildings. Jervois was Governor of New Zealand from 20 January 1883 until 22 March 1889.
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PHO2009-220

Studio portrait of Follett Carrington, son of Octavius Carrington. Follett is standing on a chair and rests one arm on a pedestal that is supporting a sculpture. He holds an unidentified object in the other hand. He is wearing a dress, trousers and boots.
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PHO2009-223

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Studio portrait of Wikitoria Kepa (Kemp). Kepa is seated and is looking away from the photographer. She is wearing a dress with lace details and has a cross hanging around her neck.
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PHO2009-224

Ambrotype portrait of Edwin Earp and an unidentified woman, possibly his wife. Both are seated and are looking directly at the camera. Earp is wearing a suit and the woman is wearing a checkered dress with a lace collar. The portrait is hand tinted. Earp has a silver fob chain and gold buttons added and the woman has a gold brooch and a fleck of gold on her hand (presumably to indicate a wedding ring). The woman also holds a book in one hand, which has some gold highlighting added to it. The portrait has a gold metal matt and a patterned metal frame around the matt. The portrait is contained in a leather-bound case, possibly removed from a lidded case.
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PHO2010-0746

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Ambrotype portrait of an unidentified man. He is seated and is wearing a suit with a scarf/tie. Two specks of gold paint have been added to the scarf/tie and his shirt. The portrait is framed by a gold metal matt with an oval window. An embossed metal frame surrounds the matt. The portrait is contained within a leather-bound case, possibly removed from a lidded case. A metal ring is attached to the top of the case.
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PHO2010-0747

An unidentified man approaches the finish line of the Round the Mountain Cycle Race. Roy Yardley stands at the finish line next to Mrs Collen Allen, the race officials.
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PHO2011-0001

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A. E. Wood seated on a bicycle. Three trophies and a sheild are next to him. Wood completed the Round the Mountain Cycle Race in 5 hours, 50 minutes and 15 seconds.
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PHO2011-0002

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H. F. Bayley of New Plymouth, standing with is bicycle next to a table with trophies and ribbons. Bayley completed the race in 4 hours, 12 minutes and 48 seconds.
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PHO2011-0003

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C. Parker of New Plymouth, posed on his bicycle. Parker completed the Round the Mountain Cycle Race in 4 hours, 43 minutes and 49 seconds.
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PHO2011-0004

W. Dalton at the start of the Round the Mountain Cycle Race, on Devon Street in New Plymouth. Dalton is waving to the crowd on either side of the street.
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PHO2011-0005

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Tintype portrait of two children standing on stone steps outside an unidentified building. The boy is wearing a cardigan, trousers and shoes and the girl is wearing a dress with a light colour around the sleeves and collar, stockings and boots. Both children are looking directly at the camera and are not smiling.
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A96.282

Cameronl family portrait at Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Shows Rev. Manga Titoki Cameron (third from left) standing with his family.
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PHO2011-0047

Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Shows Roger Duff, wearing a black beret, speaking in front of a large group of excavation workers.
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PHO2011-0048

Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Image shows members of the public, predominately male, watching the excavations take place.
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PHO2011-0049

Ground spearing at Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Shows two men, identified as C.W. Devonshire and L.C. Meiklejohn, spearing the ground. Also visible are a number of people working on the site in the background.
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PHO2011-0050

School children at Olsson swamp excavations. Image shows three young boys shovelling dirt whilst a young girl walks past.
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PHO2011-0051

Recording first find at Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Shows Roger Duff standing in front of the recording table in excavation site whilst others look on. The turfing method of excavation is also visible on the ground to the right of the excavation square.
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PHO2011-0052

Laying out excavation grid at Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Shows two men in the process of laying out a grid before excavations begin. Four young boys are assisting. The man kneeling in the black beret is Roger Duff.
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PHO2011-0054

Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Shows general view of workers, predominately male, in and around excavation site.
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PHO2011-0055

Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Image shows site 2 with water in trench. Taken after four days of excavating.
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PHO2011-0057

General view of site 2 at Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Shows four people directly working in the site whilst others look on.
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PHO2011-0058

Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Image shows C.W Devonshire with a group of school aged children.
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PHO2011-0059

Olsson swamp excavations, Waitara. Shows a man kneeling on the bank of excavation pit writing in a book, others are looking on.
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PHO2011-0060

Site 1 of Olsson swamp excavations. Shows workers extending excavation area in site 1 while others look on.
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PHO2011-0061
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