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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

Chameleon Rocks, Te Kawau pa. The Keyhole visible on the right of the image. Photograph taken 4 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1098

The Sphinx and Lion Rock, Te Kawau pa. Photograph taken 9 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1101

Rock arch at the southern boundary of Te Kawau pa beach. Photograph taken 9 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1099

Chameleon Rocks pictured from Lion Rock, looking north. Photograph taken 9 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1100

Lion Rock pictured through The Keyhole, Te Kawau pa. Photograph taken 9 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1102

Chameleon Rocks pictured at sunset, Te Kawau pa. Photograph taken 9 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1103

Bush and shed on Gibbs' land near Whitecliffs. Small area of Whitecliffs cliff face visible on left hand side of image. Photograph taken 19 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1105

School projects at Urenui School on the petrel colony on Rapanui, Tongaporutu. Photograph taken 19 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1104

Section of bush near Whitecliffs. Part of the Whitecliffs cliff face visible in the upper left of the image. Photograph taken 19 November 2003.
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PHO2008-1107

Section of bush near Whitecliffs. Part of Whitecliffs cliff face visible on right of image. Photograph taken 19 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1109

Section of bush near Whitecliffs. Photograph taken 19 November 2003.
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PHO2008-1108

Solitary tree on ridge near Whitecliffs. Photograph taken 19 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1110

Section of bush near Whitecliffs. Photograph taken 19 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1106

View of the cliffs at The Point, between Three Sisters Beach and Four Brothers Beach, photographed from the northern end of Four Brothers Beach. Photograph taken 24 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1117

Whitecliffs pictured at dusk in low, golden light. Photograph taken 19 November 2003.
Accession No
PHO2008-1111
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