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A blackboard slate with a wooden frame.
Accession No
TM2003.161

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A slate pencil with a flat spot. A portion of the pencil is wrapped in purple paper with a line and heart pattern.
Accession No
TM2003.162

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A wooden framed blackboard slate with purchase price tag attached.
Accession No
TM.2003.160

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Four thin irregular shaped wooden blocks with a red instructional sheet enclosed in a plastic bag. The shapes can be arranged to create a capital T or an upward pointing arrow.
Accession No
TM2003.354

Name/Title
Seven wooden irregular shapes and an instructional booklet enclosed in a plastic bag. The book has several pages of silhouette shapes that can be arranged using the blocks including the ' Pious Penguin ', ' A Bad Fall ', ' Vagabond ' and ' Fuzzy Chick '.
Accession No
TM2003.355

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An Alfa Laval milk separator that has been bisected to show the internal mechanism. It has a large metal bowl at the top that is supported by a side arm connected to the main body. There is a valve that feeds liquid into a centrifuge with two pipes that carry the separated heavy fat globules from the serum or milk, leading off the back of the centrifuge casing. There is a crank mechanism to drive the centrifuge with the larger cog encased on the exterior of the model and a smaller cog connected to the central shaft of the centrifuge on the interior. Two plates giving product information attached on both sides of the model. Coloured chalk marks located on the key interior mechanisms.
Accession No
TM2003.372

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A black and white striped jacket with two lines of red and blue running along the inner left edge of the white band. There are three bronze coloured buttons at the front and two cuff buttons, one of these is missing on the left arm. There is an embroidered monogram for New Plymouth Boys' High School on facing right chest pocket.
Accession No
PA2004.155

A Saint Mary's Diocesan School badge. The badge consists of a silver convex disk. It has a light blue enamelled cross in the centre dividing the badge into quarters. A blue enamelled ring loops over and under this cross. " VOLUNTAS TUAFIAT " is marked on the blue enamel. In the top two quarters is a moulded scroll which reads " ST. MARYS STRATFORD ". In the bottom two quarters is a curvlinear form extending upwards towards the scroll. On the reverse of the badge is a pin and pressure clip.
Accession No
PA2004.055

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An Opunake High School prefect's blazer. This is a blue woollen blazer with three flapless front pockets and central black plastic fastening buttons (1 missing). On the front left-hand side chest pocket is the Opunake High School crest. embroidered onto dark blue woollen fabric and then stitched onto the pocket. There is a central crest with images of a lighthouse, book and burning torch, and Mount Taranaki above the words " UT PROSIM PATRIAE ". Around this crest stitched in yellow and blue thread is a vine like plant and in the middle a white unfurling scroll. The school initials "0 - H - S" are embroidered in blue thread onto this unfurling scroll. Underneath this badge stitched in white thread onto two similar pieces of dark blue woollen fabric are "PREFECT" and "1961". On the inside collar of the blazer is a black label that reads "PETONE MADE IN N.Z.". Underneath this is a white label which reads "A KOROGLEN CLOTH MADE IN NEW ZEALAND BY PETONE".
Accession No
PA2005.019

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A cream-coloured lace wedding veil. The lace is made up of a floral pattern stitched onto netting that resembles Margot-style lace with its scroll designs and long-stemmed flowers.
Accession No
PA2005.172

Name/Title
A New Plymouth Girls' High School straw boater hat. There is a navy blue grosgrain ribbon trim and a navy blue and white striped hatband. This ribbon has a side bow. The underside of the hat's brim is coloured blue.
Accession No
PA2004.062

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A silver plated souvenir teaspoon for the Waitara Convent School 75th jubilee which features a picture of a scroll and a quill. " WAITARA CONVENT SCHOOL / 75th / JUBILEE /1912-1987 " is written around the picture.
Accession No
PA2005.254

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A Highlands Intermediate School cap badge. The enamelled metal badge features the Highlands crest in green, black and gold. A capital H is at the centre of the badge. " SPECTEMUR AGENDO " is written on a scroll near the bottom of the badge. There is a pin on the reverse of the badge to affix it to the cap. It appears the name " I M MCRONE " have been scratched on the reverse.
Accession No
PA2004.203

Name/Title
Cap
A New Plymouth Boys' High School cap. The cap is made of black wool with a white stripe around the crown and a yellow at the back. The peak is narrow. " KAIAPOI / SCHOOL CAP " can be read on the inside of the cap although the writing is very faded. Some other writing which has been stamped in black ink on the cap is illegible.
Accession No
PA2005.202

A small circular yellow Mcalister house metal badge. " S.T.H.S / McALISTER / PALMA NON / SINE PULVERE " is written on the badge. A pin and clip is attached to the reverse.
Accession No
PA2005.274

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A navy blue New Plymouth Girls' High School winter uniform beret with a metal school badge pinned through the fabric. A name tag with " DONNELL " (the Y is obscured) written on it is in the interior.
Accession No
PA2005.200

Name/Title
A New Plymouth Girls' High School badge. The badge features the emblem of the school with the letters N and P on either side) " ET COMITATE ET VIRTUTE ET SAPIENTIA " is written on a dark blue scroll design at the bottom of the badge. A pin is attached to the reverse of the badge and " THOMAS FATTORINI LTD / REGENT STREET / BIRMINGHAM " is embossed on the reverse.
The name " R NICHOL / SON " appears to have been scratched on the reverse of the badge.
Accession No
PA2004.063

A small circular light blue Tyrer house badge. " S.T.H.S/ TYRER/ PALMA NON / SINE PULVERE " is written on the badge. A pin and clip are on the reverse of the badge.
Accession No
PA2005.273

Name/Title
Cap
A New Plymouth Boys' High School cap. The cap is made of black wool with a white stripe around the crown and a yellow at the back. The peak is narrow. A name tag "DONNELLY" is sewn on the inside of the cap.
Accession No
PA2005.201

A Highlands Intermediate School badge. The enamelled badge features a green H in the centre of a green, black, and gold shield which is framed by two gold fern leaves and topped by a small kiwi. " SPECTEMUR AGENDO " is written on a scroll at the base of the shield. A simple pin and clip is attached to the reverse. "MAYER AND KEAN LTD / WELLINGTON " is stamped on the reverse and " JUDITH DONNELLY " has been scratched roughly on the reverse along with some other writing.
Accession No
PA2005.226

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A life size painted plaster and cardboard anatomical model with removable organs. The model is mounted on a black painted board. Some of the internal organs are designed to be removed. These include the heart, liver,stomach, small intestine, lung, a portion of the large intestine and half a kidney. Small numbers are written in black pen on the model. A metal bracket is screwed onto the reverse of the board and there are some metal hooks and eyes inserted in several places on the model.
Accession No
TM2003.307

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

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A three-part wedding headpiece with a headband and two matching hair ornaments. The headband is a half-circle shaped wire that is embellished with a cluster of gold paper flowers and leaves that have been coated in a layer of wax followed by a lustrous glaze. Underneath the wax, the paper has been shaded with a dark line around the edges and midrib of the leaves. On each side of the headband there is a narrow gold elastic band attached. The stem of the two hair ornaments is made of wire that has been wrapped in paper. From the stem there are shoots of flowers and leaves that match those found on the headband.
Accession No
PA2006.021

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A white satin wedding gown with cream-coloured cut velvet flowers all over. The gown has a variation of long kimono sleeves that narrow snugly around the wrist and a mandarin collar. The front of the bodice has a seam up the centre front and two darts for shaping. The skirt is very full and has a slight train in the back. It is lined with rayon. There is a hook and eye at the collar on the centre back and a zip that runs from the neckline until just below the waist.
Accession No
PA2006.019

Small shield shaped badge featuring the emblem of New Plymouth Boys' High School. A long pin is mounted on the reverse of the badge.
Accession No
PA2006.024
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