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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

Group portrait of the Fleming-Byrnes wedding. The groom is Ritchie Fleming and the bride is Molly Byrnes. They stand in the centre of the photograph in the front while guests surround them. Some guests are standing and some are sitting. The photograph appears to have been taken in a paddock or field. Trees and a gate are visible behind the group.
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PHO2009-236

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

Five horses with three horses in the front and two behind them pull a cart laden with full sacks on a dirt road. There is a man sitting on top of the sacks guiding the horses. Behind the cart is a small shed which is also being drawn by the horses. There is a sixth horse facing sideways to the shed. Wooden buildings can be seen in the background.
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PHO2009-297

Three Maori men stand under a canopy of trees. The man on the right has an axe slung over his right shoulder and the man in the middle has an axe in his right hand and the head is resting on the ground. There is a vast amount of bush around them. A tree trunk with a "V" cut out of it near the bottom is visible in the right foreground.
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PHO2009-298

Four men work on roller and crusher machinery which is in operation.
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PHO2009-304

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Studio half length portrait of Mr Brynes. He is seated on a chair and rests his left elbow on a table beside him. He is wearing a suit jacket with shirt and tie.
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PHO2009-277

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Studio portrait of Miss Byrnes. She is sitting on a chair with her legs crossed. She has her left hand on her cheek and her left elbow rested on the table beside her. She is wearing a hat and is holding a white object in her right hand which is rested on her right knee.
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PHO2009-276

Wedding party consisting of bride and groom and bridesmaid and groomsman. The groom is seated on the left side with his wife standing next to him and then the bridesmaid next to her with the groomsman seated next to her on the far right. Both of the men are holding white gloves and have dark suits on with light coloured shirts underneath. The bride and bridesmaid have a large bunch of flowers. The bridesmaid has on a dark hat while the bride has a hairpiece and veil. Both are in light coloured dresses. The photograph has been taken outdoors.
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PHO2009-259

Group photograph of guests from the wedding. Bride and groom stand in the front with groomsman and bridesmaid to the side. The remainder of the group are formed around them. Photograph has been taken in a paddock or something similar.
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PHO2009-260

The interior of the Feaver's Chemist is shown with bottles on the shelves.
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PHO2009-263

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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View of Opunake Beach looking towards the wharf. A number of boat sheds line the shore, and there are many people on the beach.
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PHO2011-0007

View across Opunake Bay from Wharf Hill.
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PHO2011-0008

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View of the wharf at Opunake Bay.
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PHO2011-0009

View of Opunake Bay and the S. S. Rimu anchored near the wharf.
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PHO2011-0010

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View of Opunake Bay from the edge of the wharf. In the bay a ship is anchored, and a row boat is heading towards the shore. Several people stand on the wharf.
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PHO2011-0011
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