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Portrait of an unidentified man wearing a dark suit with a blue tie and a hat. He has a beard.
Accession No
A98.738

Name/Title
Full length portrait of Joseph Campbell. He is wearing a suit and a cap. He is leaning against the back of a chair. Various other studio props are placed around him in the background. Campbell died at age 24.
Accession No
A98.739

Portrait of William Henry Skinner holding a printed piece of paper in his hands. Skinner is seated side on to the camera and is wearing a suit and tie. He is looking away from the camera.
Accession No
A66.163

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Formal studio photograph of Hone Pihama Te Rei Hanataua (also known as John Beecham). Hone Pihama stands in a studio setting and resting his right hand on a raised pedestal. He wears a dark toned waistcoat, jacket and pants and has a thick beard and moustache.
Accession No
PHO2012-0495

Name/Title
Studio portrait of James Thomas Davis. Davis is seated and is wearing a suit. One arm is raised in a crooked position, but it is not actually resting against the table that can be seen on the left of the image. The table is covered with a tassled table cloth and several flowers are visible in the frame, presumably from a larger vase of flowers sitting on the table. A curtain is visible on the left of the image. The carpet is patterned. In 1883 Davis won £150 in an Auckland Cup sweepstake on a horse named The Poet and donated his winnings to pay for the construction of The Poet's Bridge in Pukekura Park. In 1891 Davis was found drowned under the bridge.
Accession No
PHO2012-0503

Name/Title
Studio portrait of Ngawaka Taurua. Taurua sits on a chair in a studio setting. There is a column painted on the wall behind him. He wears European dress and shoes. A watch chain is visible across his waistcoat. He wears a thick moustache and chops. Taurua was a member of the Pakakohe hapu of Ngati Ruanui who lived at Hukatere, south of the Patea River.
Accession No
PHO2013-0016

Three-quarter studio portrait of George Alfred Adlam, Past Grand Master (1883) of the Loyal Excelsior Lodge of Oddfellows. He wears lodge regalia and holds a gavel. He wears a thick beard. He stands before a table or bench on which there are a small opened book and a larger closed book.
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PHO2013-0067

Portrait of John Edward 'Ned' Shewry, champion axeman. Ned is pictured cradling an axe in one arm and has his other arm resting on a table/cupboard. Two cups are standing on the top of the table/cupboard. Shewry is wearing a sash that says "Worlds Champ".
Accession No
A66.458

Hand tinted opaltype portrait of Phillip Eva Junior. He has a black beard and moustache and is wearing a black jacket, black bow tie and white shirt with single gold button at centre front.
Accession No
TM.1998.258

Twenty one portraits of members of the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers who took part in the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1901-1902. The portraits are matted together and have handwritten annotations under each photograph, in addition to other handwritten information. Collected and presented by Captain Felix T. Bellringer.
Accession No
A66.045

Copy photograph of a sketch of the Reverend William Bolland. The image is a bust portrait of Bolland. He is wearing a shirt, jacket and bow tie. Bolland was the first Vicar of St Mary's Church (now Taranaki Cathedral). He arrived in Auckland on March 1843 and was appointed vicar on 3 December 1843.
Accession No
A66.186

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Hand-coloured head and shoulders photographic portrait of Whites Ltd chairman Percy James Hoyland White. Percy wears a black three-piece suit, a black tie and white shirt. He has a white handkerchief in his breast pocket.
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PHO2012-0335

Hand-coloured head and shoulders photographic portrait of Whites Ltd founder Stephen Boothby White. Stephen wears a black suite and a long white beard and moustache.
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PHO2012-0336

Portrait of Fred Grundy dressed in a magician's costume including a top-hat and bow-tie. Fred holds a deck of cards in a 'fan' with his left hand and points to the cards with his right hand.
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PHO2013-0033

Name/Title
Heavily hand tinted photographic portrait of William Tatton. Tatton is clothed in a dark blue suit with waistcoat, white shirt with pearl buttons and dark blue tie. The top of fob chain is visible at the bottom of the image. He has thick brown hair with close cropped beard and moustache. Tatton arrived in New Plymouth with his wife and family on the 'Eden' from London on 29 October 1850.
Accession No
A66.223

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Carte-de-visite bust portrait of Frank Edward Clarke, Chief Draughtsman of the New Plymouth Lands and Survey Department. Clarke is wearing a jacket with a shirt and tie. He has a large moustache and is looking away from the camera. The photograph includes an annotation in William Francis Gordon's handwriting, which reads: "In Memory of Frank E. Clarke / Died July 1st 1899 Aged 50 years". It is likely the annotation and original photograph were rephotographed, either by Gordon or George Herbert White.
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PHO2011-0537

Copy photograph of a portrait of Abraham Walley Mohammed Salaman. Salaman is wearing a jacket, scarf and glasses. He is looking directly at the camera.
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PHO2011-1991

Arthur James Goodwin (13.07.1864-26.07.1927) stands in a grassy field in front of a tree and wooden objects. He wears trousers, suspenders and a tie. He has a moustache. His hands are in his pockets.
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PHO2011-2453

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Copy of original carte de visite portrait of Ngāti Porou leader Mokena Kohere. The oval-shaped portrait shows Mokena facing forward, from the chest up. He is wearing a casual patterned shirt which is buttoned down. Mokena's hair is short and curly. The photograph is included on page 48 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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PHO2017-0087

Copy of an original carte de visite vignette portrait of Midshipman Thomas A. Watkins of the H.M.S. Curacoa. Watkins is seated slightly to his right, looking forward. Dressed in formal naval attire, Watkins appears from the mid-torso up in a double-breasted jacket, waistcoat and tie. His hair is styled into a side part. The chair he is seated in is slightly visible in the bottom-right section of the photograph. The photograph is included on page 50 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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PHO2017-0098

Copy of original carte de visite portrait of Lieutenant Young of the 70th (Surrey) Regiment. Dressed in formal wear, Young wears a patterned tie, checkered trousers and a matching jacket and waistcoat. Sporting a moustache and a mid-part hairstyle, Young holds an umbrella (down) at his left side and leans on a pedestal to his right. His hat sits atop the pedestal, and behind hangs a curtain. Looking to his left, Young is standing on a woven mat. The photograph is included on page 48 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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PHO2017-0083

Copy of original studio carte de visite portrait of Captain Wright of the 70th (Surrey) Regiment. Wright sits in a chair, facing to his left, dressed in civilian attire. His hair is parted to the side, he dons a moustache and appears resting his hands on his upper lap. To his left side lies a dog, and in the background hangs floral fabric, seen at the left side of the photograph, appearing blurred along the edge. The photograph is included on page 47 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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PHO2017-0075

Name/Title
Copy of an original carte de visite portrait, possibly of Ngāti Kahungunu rangatira Peni Te Uamairangi, half brother of Karaitiana Takamoana. Peni appears from the chest up, facing slightly toward his left. Dressed in a korowai adorned with dyed hukahuka, he has short, light-toned hair and a large moustache. The photograph is included on page 57 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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PHO2018-0005

Copy of an original carte de visite portrait of Assistant Commissary General Luke Richard Castray. Facing forward, Castray appears standing wearing formal attire, with a pin chain on his jacket, a striped belt, and a small light-toned patch on his left breast. His left hand holds a sword at his side, and his right hand leans on a pedestal, atop which sit his hat and an elaborate vase. His hair is styled in a side part and he sports large, shoulder-length side burns and a bushy moustache. Behind Castray, on the right of the photograph, sits a wooden, cushioned chair. A curtain is draped behind the chair and a skirting board appears on the studio background wall.The photograph is included on page 51 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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PHO2017-0108

Copy of an original vignette portrait, identified by Gordon as Commodore Goodenough, possibly Commodore James Graham Goodenough who died at age 44. The man in the photograph appears older and may therefore have been misidentified. The man in the photograph, appearing from the chest up and facing forward, has full mutton chop sideburns. He appears wearing formal attire, with a bow tie and a single button on his jacket. The photograph is included on page 49 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
PHO2017-0090
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