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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

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
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

Name/Title
Copy negative. Man wearing suit. Oakley Studio's logo on original print.
Accession No
SW1931-1940.03998

Name/Title
Copy negative. Man wearing suit. 'Oakley Studios' in lower corner of original print.
Accession No
SW1931-1940.01924

Name/Title
Copy negative of a young man wearing suit. Wears badge, possibly military, on lapel.
Accession No
SW1923-1930.06512

Group portrait of Atiawa Maori Reps rugby team with shield in the middle front row. Back row left to right: K. Kepa (line umpire), M. Skelton, C. Ruru, T. Komako, W. Edward, T. Manu, C. Clark and W. Skipper (line umpire). Second row left to right: M. Skipper, H. Mana (Vice Capt.), G. Koea, J. Skipper (selector), B. Sulte (Capt.), J. Bailey (manager), J. Butler, J. Puke and W. Mana. Front row left to right: W. Kapa, H. Falwasser, J. Crowe, P. Kawe.
Accession No
PHO2008-1758

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
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.
Accession No
PHO2012-0336

View of the Taranaki Herald and Budget building on Currie Street, New Plymouth. A crowd of young newspaper delivery boys is gathered outside the building and several bicycles rest by the pavement. Two cars are parked in the street on the right hand side of the photograph. The building was demolished in 1984.
Accession No
PHO2012-0376

A group of commerical travllers in fancy dress pose around a truck parked outside the White Hart Hotel, New Plymouth. Some of the travllers are on the back and cab of the truck while others stand in front. There is an up-right piano on the back of the truck. Three women in uniform or fancy dress lean out an open window on the right hand side of the hotel. V. C. Griffith, Cecil Granger are amongst the travellers.
Accession No
PHO2012-0378

Wedding portrait of Frederick Samuel Butler and Alice Mary Butler (nee Woodhead), parents of Frederick Burdett Butler. Frederick and Alice stand outside on a rug in front of shrubbery with linked arms. Alice wears a long gown, gloves, a veil with floral decorations and holds a large bouquet. Frederick wears a suit, gloves, a thick moustache and flowers in his button hole.
Accession No
PHO2012-0395

Formal portrait of the fourteen members of the 1930 New Plymouth Savage Club Orchestra. In the back row are, from left to right: F. S. Butler, L. G. Innes, L. A. Hargrave, L. A. Bosworth and W. E. Billing. In the middle row are, from left to right: R. D. Gibbons, A. V. Sowry, H. Gilmour Smith (Rangitira), J. Rennie (Conductor), E. T. Neilson and J. K. Scrimeger. In the front row are, from left to right: A. Pearce, H. V. Lester and J. K. Nodder.
Accession No
PHO2012-0423

Part of a larger wedding photograph of the wedding of Wyndham Harry Wills to Josephine Phyllis Green, the rest of the photograph has been lost. The surviving part shows twelve adults and a young boy seated and standing in an outdoor setting. Seated fourth and fifth from the left are Wyndham Wills' parents, Thomas John Wills and Martha Wills (nee Bishop). Thomas and Martha were passsengers on the Timandra. Thomas is wearing the New Zealand medal he was awarded for his involvement in the Taranaki Wars.
Accession No
PHO2012-0506

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.
Accession No
PHO2013-0033

Formal group portrait of staff from the Taranaki Herald taken in 1927. The group is arranged in five rows with the people on the front row sitting on a rug on the floor. The group is largely made up of men, with three women in the centre and a woman on each end in the second row from front. The men are all wearing suits with ties.

The photograph may have been taken as part of the Herald's 75th year celebrations. It is mounted in a cardboard folder.

From left in the top row: A. Martin, J. Smith, L. Harvey, T. Dickson, F. Kelly and L. McCann
From left in the second row: C. Newell, G. Andrews, A. Evans, F. Robinson, H. Cox, A. Farmer, C. Downes, R. Burns, S. Rowlands and Alex Bowie.
From left in the third row: F. Mackay, R.L. Cooper, L. Hammond, Miss H. Wilson, Miss J. Mackie, Miss E. Revell, A. Courtney, H. Plumb , E. Revell and J. Johnson.
From left in the forth row (seated): Miss P. Fitzgerald, Hercules Moon, V. Hoskin, L. Rae, Walter C. Weston (owner of the Taranaki Herald), G.H. Dolby, A.T. Moore, G. Neal and Miss M. Erskine.
From left in the bottom row (seated on the ground): L. Gibson, D. Hetherington, G. Wells, A. West, R. Revell, W. Worn, Tony Hugh Philpott, George Smith and R. Laurent.
Accession No
PHO2015-0053

Formal group portrait of the Taranaki rugby team who played Great Britain in New Plymouth, 25 May 1930. The team is arranged in four rows with the front row seated on a rug on the floor. The rugby players are all wearing uniforms with wide horizontal stripes and there are four men wearing suits. The photograph is mounted on card with the names written underneath.

From left in the back row is Ike, H.W. Brown, K. Fookes, A. Guy and J. Young. Standing in the third row from left is C.Hunt, A. Kivell, C. Wills, W. Baldwin, J. Walters, R. Bond and N. Hunter. Seated in the second row from left is S.E. Nielson (Secretary), R. Clarke, Jas. McLeod (Chairman), J. Goodwin (President), Pat. Ward (Captain), W.A. Guy (Selector), C. Brown and J. Garcia (Member of Committee). Seated in the front row from left is D. Johnston, E. Owen, R. Watson, T. Robinson and W. Robinson.
Accession No
PHO2015-0054
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