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Studio portrait of Kate Newbigin (nee Brooking) [right] and an unknown woman. Both women are dressed in formal clothes, wear hats and are holding umbrellas. Newbigin is seated while the other woman is standing. Kate Newbigin arrived in New Plymouth on the 'Timandra' in 1842.
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PHO2009-202

Studio portrait of Mrs Nevil Walker, niece of Rewi Maniapoto, with her grand niece. Mrs Walker wears a dress with a neck scarf and drop earrings. She rests both her hands on the shoulders of her grand neice, who is leaning against Mrs Walker's legs.
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PHO2009-203

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Studio portrait of the Tippins family. Pictured in the rear (left to right): John (Jack), Richard, George. Front row (left to right): Nettie (Mrs Roebuck), Ben, William, Jane, Bessie. The Tippins family had a farm at Frankley Road.
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PHO2009-206

Studio portrait of John Edward Brewster riding a penny farthing bicycle. He is wearing a striped jersey, a striped cap, trousers and socks pulled up to his knees. He is posed against a painted studio backdrop. Brewster was the manager of the Colonial Sugar Refinery, Auckland. He married Isobel Carrington, daughter of surveyor Octavius Carrington.
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PHO2009-204

John Ellis stands in full military uniform with five medals pinned to his chest. He has a helmet on and a sword on his left hip, which he is holding in his left hand. He is wearing white gloves on his hands. He has a full facial beard. There is a plant to his right and a stand to his left side.
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PHO2009-261

Carte-de-visite photograph showing a reception for Mr E. M. Smith after three tons of iron were produced from the New Zealand Titanic Steel and Iron Company Ltd smelter at the mouth of the Te Henui River. The reception was held in September 1876. The photograph shows an interior view of a hall set up with a display relating to ironsands mining. A man is standing on a stage in front of an elaborate backdrop. He is pointing with one hand at an object and is holding another object in his other hand. Several othe rmen are seated at the foot of the stage on either side. The stage is surrounded with banners. The banners read: "ADVANCE TARANAKI"; "IRON is the KING of STRENGTH / STEEL is the EMPEROR of MIGHT"; TRADE & COMMERCE" and "SCIENCE CONQUERS". The rear of the carte-de-visite includes a photograph of printed text. One column of the photographed text is a poem called "THE IRON MAN" by 'W.H.B.', written on 23 September 1876. The second column of photographed text is called "SMELTING THE IRONSAND".
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PHO2011-2448

Twenty three young men and women are gathered in four loose rows around a tree stump on Mount Taranaki. Behind them is a backdrop of vegetation. Some figures stand while others are seated. All are wearing hats and some are carrying walking sticks. A young man at the front on the left has a water flask slung across his body.
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PHO2011-2449

Four Maori women, a Maori man and a young Maori girl are gathered beside a fence made of sticks. Three of the women are nursing an infant. A woman in the centre of the photograph holds aloft a stick with which she is beating washing. There are blankets hung along the fence beside the group. The man wears a bowler hat.
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PHO2012-0231

Large album containing photographs of the following Taranaki scenes:

1. View of Carrington Street area looking towards Mt Taranaki (description missing, photograph has hand-tinting on mountain)
2. "View from the sea of Pukearuhe (Armed Constabulary Station) near White Cliffs."
3. "Characteristic scenery of various portions of Taranaki."
4. "General view of a portion of New Plymouth, with the Sugar Loaves in the back ground." (photograph is numbered by hand with drawing of breakwater added)
5. "View of Te Ari Cliffs on the Waitara River." (photograph is numbered by hand)
6. "View of Bell's Falls." (photograph missing)
7. View of Sugar Loaf Islands (description missing)
8. "Garden Scene."
9. "Waiwakaiho Chain Bridge"
10. "View of New Plymouth Cemetery." (2 photograph panorama)
11. "Government Buildings."
12. "View of Brougham Street." (Photograph missing)

Each photograph is accompanied by a small descriptive text on the facing page. The album has a green cover with the title "View of Taranki [sic]" and "W. A Collis, Photographer." embossed in gold on the front with a gold and black border.
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PHO2013-0075

Name/Title
Looking toward north and Marsland Hill from probably the Churchill Heights area, distant view of farmland, residences and town.
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PHO2001-489

Name/Title
View of the Manaia redoubt showing blockhouse and whares.
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PHO2001-494

Six members of the Armed Constabulary, New Plymouth. They wear the simplified uniform with shawl-kilt that replaced trousers, which evolved during the years of bush campaigning. This uniform was based on that used by Maori. One of sixteen photographs framed together (A95.506 "Armed Constabulary, New Plymouth").
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PHO2002-405

Name/Title
Portrait of the Blenheim Well crew of 1913 shown at rear: 4th from left Josef Fruzyaski, 7th from left N. Chamondley. Front: 3rd from left Fran Rojeck, Piotr Ukleja the remainder unknown.
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PHO2002-624

View of Taranaki Oillands Acquisition and Development Company's "Blenheim Well", Bayly Road. Rotary Bore and Phoenix visible at rear. Mr James Wilson stands alongside the derrick.
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PHO2002-628

Photograph shows well manager, Barney O'Dowda, demonstrating the flow of oil in the Birthday Well, Taranaki Petroleum 1.
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PHO2002-643

Photograph of a large group of Waireka Battle Veterans sitting together near Ngamotu (the top of Paritutu can be seen in the rear). List of names at bottom of photograph (left to right, top to bottom): T. Shaw, I. Loveridge, W. Berridge, T. Langman, J. Andrews, W. Wilson, J. Pearn, I. Allen, J. Corney, J. Lawson, M. Carrick, E. Pearn, J. McKellar, A. Longman, C. Allen, C. Kingdon, T. McGuinness, E. Hart, F. Webster, C. Bullot, J. Newland, W. Pearn, W. Tatton, W. Free, M. Jonas, H. Newland, G. Hoby, H. Brown, G. Haigh, W. Harrison, G. Curtis, J. Honeyfield, C. Happ, J. Kenyon, W. Newland, F. Oliver,
Back Row: T. Shaw, L. Loveridge, H. Berridge, W. Marshall, I. Langman, J. Andrews, W. Wilson, J. Pearn , T. Allen, J. Corney, J. Lawson, M. Carrick, E. Pearn, J. McKellar, R. Langman, C. Allen, C. Kingdon, T. McGuiness, E. Hart, F. Webster, C. Bullot, J. Newland, W. Pearn, W. Tuffon, W. Free, M. Jonas, H. Newland, G. Hoby, H. Brown, G. Haigh, W. Harrison, G. Curtis, I. Honeyfield, C. Happ, J. Kenyon, W. Newland, F. Oliver, E. Armitage, F. J. Mace, W. D. Webster, E. Armitage, F.J. Mace (N.Z.C.), W.D. Webster
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PHO2002-735

Photograph shows early view of the main lake and Poet's Bridge with Mt. Taranaki/Mt. Egmont visible in the distance. The Band Rotunda and the Bathing Rooms can be seen.
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PHO2002-879

Public gathering of men, women and children on the Tikorangi/Huirangi suspension bridge, Bertrand Road, Waitara, to mark its opening by the Hon. Hall-Jones, July 1897. All the figures wear hats and coats and some are holding umbrellas. There is a steep hill in the background and large trees on the left and right of the bridge. Several figures can be seen on the ridge. There are two dogs on the bottom left.
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PHO2003-638

Framed collection of sixteen small photographic prints of Armed Constabulary units/individuals and groups. Photographs dating from late 1860s and 1870s (?).
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A95.506

View of Parihaka taken from the rear. Fort Rolleston in left background. Armed Constabulary Camp in middle background. Nelson Camp in right background - all three are marked by a cross applied in black ink to the image.
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A64.078

Name/Title
Part two of two part panorama photograph of Parihaka. View of the huts/whares and other buildings. Series of fences/palisading in the foreground. Image is mounted on paper.
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A64.076

Photographic print depicting a view of many rows of soldiers standing on the parade ground at Nelson Camp, Parihaka. Many tents surrounded by trees on hill in background. Several civilians are also in the image, including one with wearing an apron on the mid left hand side.
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A64.032

Name/Title
Rameka Te Amai wearing a dog skin cloak (A79.966 - Huruhuru kuri), fur side out, holding a taiaha.
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A64.058

Lieutenant William Johnson, J.C.Davies, G.H.Powley, and Thomas McGuinness. Lieutenant William Johnson has a patch over his left eye.
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PHO2005-162

W. Bro.C.Finley, 1880. From portrait board of twenty four officers of Lodge Hawera #34
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PHO2006-200
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