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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
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

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

Members of the Taranaki Maori Trust Board pictured during a visit to Omahu marae, Hastings, during a Maori hockey tournament in June 1935. Pictured left to right: Tupito Maruera, Rima Wakarua, Tai Te Tomo, Jimmy Edwin-Roach, Apirana Ngata and Te Kaho Heremia.
Accession No
PHO2009-373

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

Members of the Patea and Hawera rugby teams. Standing from left to right are: Bright (umpire) Carey, Sergeant, Williams, Oakley, H. Locker, Coghill, Smith, Coutts, Snook, Kwell, Newsham, Joll, Beachy, Ridiford, Southey, F. Lysaght, A. S. Tonks, T. Wylie, S. Adamson (umpire). Sitting from left to right are: D. Patterson, W. Locker, G. Pearce, T. Turner (Captain of Patea team), A. Pearse, H. Smith, Dive, W. Adamson, C. Hardem (Captain Hawera team), W. Wylie, and referee Hope-Gibbons.
Accession No
PHO2011-2080

Copy photograph of two studio portraits. The photograph on the left depicts Sir George Grey with his orderly Hoani/Hone Ropiha. Grey is seated and has one arm resting on a table that is covered with a patterned tablecloth. Hoani/Hone is standing behind him and has one arm resting against the back of Grey's chair. Both men are wearing suits. The background has been coloured in by hand. The photograph on the right depicts Reverend Richard Taylor and Hoani Wiremu Hipango. Taylor is pictured on the right of the image and is holding a book in one hand. Hoani stands on the left facing Taylor with his eyes downcast. Both men are wearing suits. The background has been coloured in by hand. Hoani was a Whanganui chief converted by Taylor. The photographs are included on page 14 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
PHO2011-2529

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Mrs Wilson, wife of Captain Wilson, and two of her children. Mrs Wilson is wearing a dress with a brooch at the throat. The younger child is sitting on her lap and the older child is standing next to her. Mrs Wilson is holding the older child's hand. Studio props are visible in the background. All three were killed in the Poverty Bay Massacre, Gisborne District, on 10 November 1868 by Te Kooti and his forces. The photograph is included on page 16 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
PHO2012-0156

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain J. Wilson and his son. Wilson is seated on a chair and is wearing civilian clothes. His son is standing next to his chair and is resting one arm on a table. Studio props are visible in the background. Captain Wilson was killed in the Poverty Bay Massacre, Gisborne District, on 10 November 1868 by Te Kooti and his forces. A son survived the massacre, but it is unclear if the survivor was the boy pictured in this image. The photograph is included on page 16 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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PHO2012-0157

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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PHO2012-0302

Ambrotype of Mrs Anne Woon, wife of Garland William Robert Woon, holding her son James. Mrs Woon is wearing a bonnet with a shawl-like attachment to it. The bonnet is tied in a bow under her chin. James is blurred, having moved while the image was being exposed. Inscription on rear of ambrotype reads: "Anne wife of Garland W R Woon, eldest son of W J Woon, with their baby James Richard age 8 months, Wanganui Sept 1858". Ambrotype is housed in a metal enclosure, which may possibly have been removed from a leather case previously. The enclosure has an embossed edge.
Accession No
A77.756

Group of girls from Frankley School stand around a table covered with objects made in school activities.
Accession No
PHO2007-255

Hand tinted ambrotype portrait of an unidentified woman and child. The woman is seated and the child is seated next to her on a table. The woman is looking at her child while the child is looking at the camera. The woman is wearing a jacket and bonnet. The child is wearing a skirt, a jacket and a hat. The woman's ribbon bonnet has been hand tinted green, the child's skirt pink and both have pink tinted cheeks. The ambrotype is surrounded by a plain gold metal matt with embossed metal edging and is contained within a maroon/brown plain leather case with gold paint around the edge. The case appears to have not included a lid.
Accession No
A62.808

Ambrotype portrait of John Oxenham (presumed left) and Frank Standish (presumed right). Both men are seated on a lounger. Oxenham is wearing a casual shirt and is looking at the camera. Standish is wearing a jacket and bow tie and is looking away from the camera. The ambrotype is surrounded by a plain metal matt with embossed gold metal edging and is contained in a plain maroon/brown leather case with painted gold patterns around the edge. The case has lost its lid. There are two clasps mounted along the top edge of the case (if oriented per image). Both men were scouts and dispatch riders in the First Taranaki War, 1860-61.
Accession No
A62.809

H.R.H. The Duke of York, accompanied by Archdeacon Evans, greeting New Zealand war veterans at Pukekura Park, March, 1927. Pictured: Mr Meredith, Mr T. Williams, Mr J. Andrews, Mr J. Hislop, Mr C. Greenaway, Mr G. Binnie.
Accession No
A66.502

Name/Title
Four photographic images of unidentified sitters. Framed in a rectangular oak frame.
1. A Maori gentleman standing wearing a white fedora, white shirt and tie with suit and waistcoat. He has a fob chain and wears a flower in his lapel. His right hand rests on the back of a chair.
2. Two soldiers are seated on a bench with legs crossed and hands clasped at knees. They wear dress uniform and peaked caps.
3. A head and shoulders portrait of a Maori lady with shortish hair. She wears a dress with a bow at the neck and buttons on the front.
4. A Maori lady and gentleman. The man is standing with his left hand on a chair. He is wearing a dark suit with waistcoat, white shirt, tie and fob chain. There is a flower in his buttonhole. His hat rests at his feet on Maori cloaks. The woman is seated in a chair and is the same sitter that features in the third photograph.
Accession No
A66.257

Ambrotype portrait of unidentified women and child. One woman is standing and is resting her hand on the shoulder of a seated woman who is holding a child on her lap. The two women are wearing dark coloured formal dresses and bonnets. The child is also wearing a dress. The standing woman's cheeks are faintly tinted pink and the seated woman's scarf is also tinted pink. The group are photographed against a plain hung backdrop and a wooden object is pictured leaning against the backdrop on the left of the image. The ambrotype has no matting or case.
Accession No
A96.286

Name/Title
Ambrotype portrait of an unidentified young boy. He is seated in a chair next to a table. He is wearing trousers, a jacket with large buttons and a scarf tied in a bow at his neck. He has his head held high so he is looking down his nose at the camera. His hands are in his lap. The portrait is not matted or contained in a case.
Accession No
A96.288

Photograph of the Presentation of Colours to Taranaki Militia and Volunteers by Lady Warre. Large group of Taranaki Militia and volunteers (some mounted) gathered at Poverty Flat(?) with Marsland Hill in the background.There is a drum on the ground in front of a man in the centre of the photograph. Many of the men hold their swords or rifles in front of them. Two men are mounted on the left hand side of the image.
Accession No
PHO2001-18

Photograph of Te Whiti's house at Parihaka. Te Whiti's whanau stands in front of the house - small children are seated on the ground and various older members stand/sit on the porch, stairs, and in front of the house. The hills of Parihaka can be seen in the background.
Accession No
PHO2001-108

Two panoramic photographs adhered to a card, one above the other.
Top photograph: Taranaki Militia circa 1860. Major Herbert and Captain Stapp mounted with soldiers standing at attention with rifles.
Bottom photograph: Officers of Taranaki Militia and Volunteers in informal mood. They are dressed in military uniform and standing in a row.
Accession No
PHO2001-114

Pupils and teacher of Upper Mangorei School seated outdoors for school photograph. The names of the students are: Back row: ? Nita, Charlie Salisbury, Minie Carrick, Lily Oliver, Hans Hendricksen, Ben Brown, Arthur Oliver, Rose Cowling (teacher), Charlie Brown (standing in front)
Middle row: Mary (May) Wells, Cecil Wells, Johnnie Henrickson, Bertie Oliver, Frank Brown, Laura Brown, Willie Wells
Front row: Sean Carrick, May Oliver (Mrs Geo. Knauf), Norman Coad, Handley Brown, Harry Coad, Bertha Coad.
Accession No
PHO2001-188
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