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A blacksmith's ball-peen hammer with a wooden handle and a metal head.
Accession No
TM2003.122

Name/Title
Circular silver pendant with a fake clock face and roman numerals engraved around the face. It has a large suspension eyelet at top around which is tied a black strap of fabric with a small heart shaped metal charm. The pendant opens out with the bottom half being a spring operated coin dispenser and the top half lined with red fabric. The coin features a profile portrait of a man with a moustache.
Accession No
A84.412

Name/Title
Fan
A cream-coloured brisé fan made of fine guardsticks of ivory or bone. The fan has nineteen guardsticks that are held together by a brass rivet and a silk ribbon that is weaved through. Each guardstick is 2.5cm wide at the top and tapers to 0.5cm at the bottom. They are finely carved with abstract shapes that are identical on the inside seventeen sticks. The two sticks on the outside ends have different matching shapes than those on the inside. The fan is finished with two cream-coloured tassels attached to the brass rivet which is made of cotton thread with a small white bead on each.
Accession No
PA2006.022

Name/Title
Tea set comprising tea pot, serving dish, plate, jug, sugar bowl, 11 coffee cups, 12 tea cups and 12 saucers. The set features a cream body decorated with powder blue panels, gilt motifs and edging.
Accession No
A81.396

A small gold Sweetheart Brooch modelled on the design of an 11th (Taranaki Rifles) badge featuring Mount Taranaki / Egmont in the background and houses and farms in the foreground.= A scroll runs along the bottom inscribed with "TARANAKI XI RIFLES / REGIMENT". The pin on the back has been broken off. A "9CT " hallmark is stamped on the rear.
Accession No
TM2002.495

Name/Title
A small black notebook containing lined pages secured by two rusted staples. Inside front cover has 1916 and 1917 calendars. Inside back cover has a "Ready Reckoner and Marketing Table" and "POSTAL INFORMATION" section. First page has "15665 M. W. Beattie" handwritten and underlined in pencil. The remaining text is also handwritten in pencil and details the index and content of the following filled in pages. The subject matter is military and contains instructions and guidelines on handling equipment and techniques to use. Penultimate page has a pencil rubbing of a coin.
Accession No
ARC2013-1424

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-216

View of the memorial erected in memory of the Imperial and Colonial forces that fell in action or died in the Maori Wars. WF Gordon (Hon Secretary), W Parkinson (Contractor) and E Dockrill (Hon Treasurer) pictured standing to the left side of the memorial. The inscription is written in WF Gordon's' handwriting.
Accession No
PHO2009-218

Premises of E. M. Smith, licensed gun maker, Devon Street, New Plymouth. Three men stand on the front steps of the shop while another two men occupy the footpath outside the store. It has been speculated that the owner, Edward Metcalf Smith stands on the step in the main entrance. Edward was the Armourer to the Colonial Forces in Taranaki as well as Member of Parliament for the Liberal Party in Taranaki for thirteen years.
Accession No
PHO2009-219

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.
Accession No
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.
Accession No
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.
Accession No
PHO2009-223

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
PHO2009-224

Snapshot photograph of a man riding his bicycle through floodwater on the corner of King and Brougham Streets, New Plymouth, during the flood of 1935.
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PHO2009-243

Hand tinted studio portrait of Tuiau Te Tauru-o-te-rangi Te Kahui, also known as Godphry Tui Kahui (1892-1916), the youngest son of Te Kahui Kararehe of Rahotu. Te Kahui is wearing a suit and is leaning against the back of a wooden chair. His hat rests against one knee.
Accession No
PHO2009-296

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.
Accession No
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.
Accession No
PHO2009-298

Four men work on roller and crusher machinery which is in operation.
Accession No
PHO2009-304

A man pictured sitting on a steam roller with his right hand resting on the steering wheel. "Egmont C.C." is printed on the bonnet.
Accession No
PHO2009-305

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
PHO2009-277

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
PHO2009-276

The Patriotic Carnival in Opunake, 1915. The carnival leader sits on his horse and leads a band and floats down a street in Opunake. He is wearing a top hat. People can be seen mingling on the road and footpaths as they watch the procession pass by. Shops line both sides of the road. The photograph has a white band just underneath the title "Patriotic Carnival Opunake 17-18 Aug 1915" ,which is handwritten approximately one third of the way up from the bottom of the photograph.
Accession No
PHO2009-293

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.
Accession No
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.
Accession No
PHO2009-260

The interior of the Feaver's Chemist is shown with bottles on the shelves.
Accession No
PHO2009-263
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