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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"
Accession No
PHO2004-189

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.
Accession No
PHO2004-190

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
Langman
Ben Bishop
Tunnicliff
Geo. Robinson
Pearn
Sam Allan
Sam Loveridge
John Andrews
Jas Pearn Kenyon
Captain Frank J. Mace
Captain F.L. Webster
30/4/1897.
Accession No
A66.462

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major Charles Westrupp, New Zealand Militia. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Westrupp wearing a jacket and tie. He is looking away from the camera. The photograph is included on page 13 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2505

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Charles James Messenger, Taranaki Military Settlers. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Messenger looking to the side. He is wearing a jacket and has a long beard. The photograph is included on page 13 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
Accession No
PHO2011-2515

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Walter Johnston, Wellington Militia. Johnston is pictured standing next to a chair with one hand on the chair back. His other hand is in the pocket of his jacket. He is wearing a military cap, jacket, waistcoat and trousers. A patterned curtain is visible on the left of the image. The photograph is included on page 13 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2516

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain Josiah Hart Hamlin, Waikato Militia. Hamlin is pictured standing next to a chair with one hand resting on the chair back. His other hand holds the hilt of his sword. He is wearing military uniform, including high boots. Various studio props are visible in the background. The photograph is included on page 13 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2518

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Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain M. [Matthew?] Jonas. Jonas is leaning against a pedestal. He holds a sword in one hand and gloves in the other. He is wearing military uniform and his hat is resting on top of the pedestal. A chair is pictured on the left of the image. A painted backdrop and curtain are visible in the background. The photograph is included on page 13 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2520

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Charles Arthur Melchior Hirtzell, New Zealand Militia. Hirtzell is standing next to a chair and is leaning against the chair back. His other hand is in the pocket of his jacket and his legs are crossed at the ankle. His hat is resting on the seat of the chair. A curtain is visible on the left of the image. The photograph is included on page 13 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2521

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Ensign C. K. Jeffs, New Zealand Militia. The photograph is a bust portrait. Jeffs is wearing a shirt, waistcoat, jacket and tie. He has a moustache. The photograph is included on page 13 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
Accession No
PHO2011-2522

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Frank B. Standish, Taranaki Militia. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Standish in profile. He is wearing a jacket and tie and has a beard. The photograph is included on page 13 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
Accession No
PHO2011-2524

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Frederic Charles Rowan, 43rd Regiment British Army and later Armed Constabulary. Rowan was wounded in the battle at Te Ngutu o te Manu, South Taranaki, on 7 September 1868. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Rowan dressed in a jacket with tie. He has a beard and is looking away from the camera. The photograph is included on page 13 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2525

Copy photograph of a portrait of Captain Francis Joseph [Frank] Mace, Taranaki Mounted Rifle Volunteers and winner of the New Zealand Cross. Mace is standing in an outdoor setting and is wearing a suit with two medals pinned to his chest. He is wearing a bowler hat and leaning with both hands against a cane. Vegetation is visible in the background. The photograph is included on page 14 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith". A piece of paper with his signature has been glued beneath the photograph.
Accession No
PHO2011-2526

Name/Title
Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Dr Patrick Joseph Felix Valentine O'Neill O'Carroll, Assistant Surgeon, Waikato Militia. O'Carroll is pictured leaning against an ornate carved pedestal holding his military cap in one hand and the hilt of his sword in the other. He is wearing military uniform and is looking away from the camera. A painted backdrop is visible in the background. He was born in 1844 in Dublin, Ireland. After completing his medical training, he emigrated to New Zealand, later marrying Alice Carrington, second daughter of Octavius Carrington at St Mary's Church, New Plymouth on 27 October1869. After suffering ill health, he returned to Dublin and died there on 14 August 1903. The photograph is included on page 14 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2527

Copy photograph of two studio portraits. The photograph on the left depicts Sir George Grey with his orderly Hoani/Hone Ropiha. Grey is seated and has one arm resting on a table that is covered with a patterned tablecloth. Hoani/Hone is standing behind him and has one arm resting against the back of Grey's chair. Both men are wearing suits. The background has been coloured in by hand. The photograph on the right depicts Reverend Richard Taylor and Hoani Wiremu Hipango. Taylor is pictured on the right of the image and is holding a book in one hand. Hoani stands on the left facing Taylor with his eyes downcast. Both men are wearing suits. The background has been coloured in by hand. Hoani was a Whanganui chief converted by Taylor. The photographs are included on page 14 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2529

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Sergeant Samuel Austin, Wanganui Native Contingent and winner of the New Zealand Cross for action at Putahi pā and Keteonetea in 1866. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Austin wearing a jacket with two medals, including the New Zealand Cross, pinned to his chest. He has a long beard. The photograph is included on page 14 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2533

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain George J. Cumming, Armed Constabulary. The photograph is a bust portrait of Cumming. He is dressed in military uniform and has medals pinned to his jacket. He has a long beard. The photograph is included on page 15 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2012-0006

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Frederic Charles Rowan, 43rd Regiment and later Sub-Inspector in the Armed Constabulary. In 1886 he was appointed the Consul-General for Denmark in Victoria, Australia. The photograph is a bust portrait of Rowan. He is wearing a military dress jacket with tassles on the shoulders. He has a moustache. The photograph is included on page 15 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
Accession No
PHO2012-0007

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain Leggett, Armed Constabulary. He is pictured in uniform with one hand resting on his hip. With his other hand he is resting against the back of a chair and holding his military cap. The photograph is included on page 15 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
Accession No
PHO2012-0010

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major Michael Tighe, 58th Regiment and later Adjutant Auckland Regiment of Militia. Tighe is standing wearing military uniform. Both of his hands are resting on the hilt of his sword. Part of a chair is visible on the left of the image. The photograph is included on page 15 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
Accession No
PHO2012-0011

Copy photograph of portrait of Jane Foley (Heni Pore), also known as Heni Te Kiri Karamu, who risked her own life to give water to the wounded during the battle of Gate Pa, Tauranga, on 29 April 1864. She is pictured standing next to a flag adorned with a cross, three stars, a crescent moon and the words "AOTEAROA". She is wearing a European style dress, a hat and is holding an umbrella in one hand. The photograph is included on page 15 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2012-0016

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain Walter Charles Brackenbury. The image is a bust portrait and shows Brackenbury wearing a jacket and a tie with polkadots. He has a beard. The photograph is included on page 15 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
Accession No
PHO2012-0014

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Henry Allan Clery, Taranaki Militia. Clery is seated with one arm is resting against a small table covered with a tablecloth. A book and hat are resting on top of the table. Clery is wearing a jacket, waistcoat and trousers. He has a beard. Part of the background has been hand painted. The photograph is included on page 15 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2012-0015

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Copy photograph of studio portrait of P. Loftus, 57th Regiment. Loftus is seated at a small table and is wearing a suit. One hand rests on an open book on the table. His military cap rests on another chair pulled up to the table. The photograph is included on page 15 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2012-0017

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Mrs Wilson, wife of Captain Wilson, and two of her children. Mrs Wilson is wearing a dress with a brooch at the throat. The younger child is sitting on her lap and the older child is standing next to her. Mrs Wilson is holding the older child's hand. Studio props are visible in the background. All three were killed in the Poverty Bay Massacre, Gisborne District, on 10 November 1868 by Te Kooti and his forces. The photograph is included on page 16 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
Accession No
PHO2012-0156
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