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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

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

Ambrotype portrait of Edwin Earp and an unidentified woman, possibly his wife. Both are seated and are looking directly at the camera. Earp is wearing a suit and the woman is wearing a checkered dress with a lace collar. The portrait is hand tinted. Earp has a silver fob chain and gold buttons added and the woman has a gold brooch and a fleck of gold on her hand (presumably to indicate a wedding ring). The woman also holds a book in one hand, which has some gold highlighting added to it. The portrait has a gold metal matt and a patterned metal frame around the matt. The portrait is contained in a leather-bound case, possibly removed from a lidded case.
Accession No
PHO2010-0746

Name/Title
Ambrotype portrait of an unidentified man. He is seated and is wearing a suit with a scarf/tie. Two specks of gold paint have been added to the scarf/tie and his shirt. The portrait is framed by a gold metal matt with an oval window. An embossed metal frame surrounds the matt. The portrait is contained within a leather-bound case, possibly removed from a lidded case. A metal ring is attached to the top of the case.
Accession No
PHO2010-0747

Name/Title
Tintype portrait of two children standing on stone steps outside an unidentified building. The boy is wearing a cardigan, trousers and shoes and the girl is wearing a dress with a light colour around the sleeves and collar, stockings and boots. Both children are looking directly at the camera and are not smiling.
Accession No
A96.282

Harry Hinrik Peters (1852-1941) tending to the garden at the front of his Kaimiro home.
Accession No
PHO2011-0020

Aunt of Parehaereone Raumati, mother of Matarena Rau-kupa and others.
Accession No
PHO2011-2342

Name/Title
Arapata Hakature, also known as "Albert of Urenui" was one of the original migrants to the Chatham Islands in 1836. Died circa 1895.
Accession No
PHO2011-2341

Name/Title
Rangipito. Ngati Kaitangata hapu of Te Ati Awa (Onaero).
Accession No
PHO2011-2318

Opening of the Puniho Native School, May 1903. A large tent with three flags flying from its ridge line is pictured between two wooden buildings. A group of seven figures stand in front of the tent and another figure is visible standing apart from the group on the right. Several horses with carts are pictured in the foreground.
Accession No
PHO2009-307

View of the wooden buildings at Puniho Native School.
Accession No
PHO2009-308

Ambrotype studio portrait of Elizabeth Howell (nee Jennings). Howell is wearing a dress with a lace collar. She has one arm resting on a book that sits on a table. She is not looking at the camera. A ring and a brooch at her throat have been hand painted in gold paint. Matted with an embossed metal matt with patterned copper edging. Ambrotype is missing its case. Elizabeth Howell and her husband Simeon Howell arrived in Wellington, New Zealand, in December 1840 aboard the "London", along with other New Zealand Company settlers. They arrived in New Plymouth aboard the "Brougham" on 10 May 1842.
Accession No
PHO2009-341

Name/Title
Ambrotype studio portrait of Simeon Howell. Howell is seated in a chair next to a table. He holds a book or document in both of his hands. He is wearing a suit with a waistcoat, shirt and cravat. A tie pin and watch chain have been hand painted onto the photograph in gold paint. The ambrotype is framed with an embossed gold metal matt with patterned metal edging. The photograph is housed in a plain leather case. The lid of the case is lined with orange embossed velvet. A hook clasp is mounted on the left hand side of the case. Simeon Howell and his wife Elizabeth Howell (nee Jennings) arrived in Wellington, New Zealand, in December 1840 aboard the "London", along with other New Zealand Company settlers. They arrived in New Plymouth aboard the "Brougham" on 10 May 1842.
Accession No
PHO2009-342

Name/Title
Group of children and school teacher standing outside Urenui School building. Te Rangi Hiroa (later known as Sir Peter Buck) pictured in the middle row second from right. Mr J. Colesby, teacher, is pictured standing on the right.
Accession No
PHO2009-374

Name/Title
Mr Henry Revell, a passenger on the William Bryan.
Accession No
PHO2011-0824

Name/Title
Mr William Revell, a passenger on the William Bryan.
Accession No
PHO2011-0825

Name/Title
Mrs Samuel Revell, the mother of Henry Revell and a passenger on the William Bryan.
Accession No
PHO2011-0827

Name/Title
Mr Charles Revell, a passenger on the William Bryan in 1841.
Accession No
PHO2011-0826

Members of the Fitzroy High School surf lifesaving team standing on the beach. Pictured left to right: J. Bennett; E. Main; B. Hunter; Len Bennett; L. Riley; Leo Bennett; L. Charters; N. Elmes. They are all dressed is swimming costume and are lined up in front of a reel.
Accession No
PHO2012-0087

Members of the Fitzroy High School surf lifesaving team standing on the beach. A number of them are holding a reel. They are all dressed in swimming costume.
Accession No
PHO2012-0089

A group of children and young adults, mostly male, sitting on the wooden spectator stands in what is presumed to be the New Plymouth Saltwater Municipal Baths. Most are in swimming costume. A young girl is visible top centre of the image. One young man also holds a dog.
Accession No
PHO2012-0090

Copy photograph of Maude Ruby Basham (nee Taylor), who was a radio broadcaster also known as "Aunt Daisy", standing with a group of three unknown people. She is pictured second from left. They are pictured in an outdoor setting.
Accession No
PHO2012-0302

Name/Title
Tintype portrait of young boy sitting on a cushion on a wooden chair. He is wearing a suit with bow tie and shorts, along with stockings and boots. He is also wearing a wide brimmed straw hat. He is looking straight at the camera without a smile on his face.
Accession No
PHO2007-196

Portrait of Sir Harry Albert Atkinson as a younger man (arrived New Plymouth aboard "Sir Edward Paget", 16 August 1853). Pictured seated in a chair. Print cut into an oval shape.
Accession No
PHO2007-146
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