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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

Centennial commemoration at Turuturu Mōkai redoubt, Hāwera. Shows Rigby Allan making his speech. Behind him is a car and three men. The right side of the image is slightly obscured by the photographers finger. The centennial commemoration was a joint occasion between Te Ngutu o Te Manu and Turuturu Mōkai.
Accession No
PHO2011-0189

Painted version of the colours and battle honours of the 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot of the British Army.
Accession No
A66.792

Map titled 'The "Sap" Huirangi Dist approaching maori position at Te Arei 1860-61', showing the site of 'The Sap'. The site was dug by soldiers under the command of General Pratt along the ridge towards Te Arei in 1861. Map includes the course of the Waitara River and some topographical features. Unknown scale.
Accession No
ARC2004-316

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

Pukearuhe Redoubt and township pictured from the ranges. "'X' (about the centre of the photograph) indicates the spot where Rev. [John] Whiteley fell when shot." Bushland with tree ferns in foreground, township and Opourapa Island in background.
Accession No
PHO2007-238

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

Hand tinted ambrotype portrait of Mary Hood (nee Lye), wife of Archibald Hood. Mary is seated and is wearing a formal dress. An earring, a brooch at her neck, a necklace, a belt and a ring on each finger have been hand tinted gold. Her face and hands have been tinted pink. One arm rests on a table beside her, which also holds a book. The table cloth on the table has been tinted green. The image background appears to have been overpainted. The ambrotype has been broken and the lower portion of it has been either replaced upside down or replaced with painted glass. The ambrotype is surrounded by an oval embossed gold metal matt with an embossed metal edge. The matted portrait is housed in a wooden frame instead of a case.

Mary Lye was born in Martock, Somersetshire, England, and was baptised in 1822. She arrived in New Plymouth aboard the 'William Bryan' with her family in 1842. She met her first husband, Peter Facey Hoskin, aboard the 'William Bryan'. They married shortly after. Mary was involved in the running of Hoskin's general store, which sold groceries, haberdashery and fancy goods. The store was sold to H. J. Honeyfield in 1859 and the remainder of the Hoskin family business moved to larger premises in Victoria House. When war broke out in Taranaki in 1860, Mary was one of the few women to refuse to be evacuated with other women and children to Nelson. Victoria House was comandeered for use in the wars. Hoskin died on 22 October 1860 and Mary married Archibald Hood on 30 January 1862. She continued to contribute to the running of Victoria House, despite the death of Hoskin and the store coming to be known as 'Mr Hood's store' by 1864. Despite having 10 children to Hoskin and two with Hood, she successfully negotiated the demands of both the business and family life. She died in 1902.
Accession No
A62.824

Carte de visite of William Bolland Davies wearing military uniform. Davies is standing in a studio setting with his left hand resting on a podium with a small statue of a child with a dog on it. At Davies' right there is a round table with a tablecloth that has been hand-tinted pale blue and a book on it with a curtain behind. Davies is wearing breeches with boots and a long jacket with a strap across the front and a medal on his left side. The collar and cuffs of his jacket have been hand-tinted red. Daves is also wearing a hat and has a short beard.
Accession No
PHO2013-0104

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

Name/Title
A profile head and shoulder photographic portrait depicting an unidentified military officer. He wears a peaked cap, dress jacket, bandolier over his right shoulder and has a small moustache. This is contained in a rectangular frame with an oval window, brown veneer matt, and glazing.
Accession No
A66.314

Framed portrait of Corporal William David Kemp, who was killed in action August 13 1915 at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli. He is wearing military uniform and is seated on a carved wooden chair with his legs crossed. His hat is sitting on a carved wooden table on his right. Kemp has short hair and a moustache. A studio backdrop with a curtain and window is visible in the background. The portrait is contained in a gold mat with an oak frame.
Accession No
A95.682

Framed portrait of an unidentified Royal Naval Air Serviceman in military uniform. The man is seated on a wooden chair and is holding a whip. The background of the photograph has been removed.
Accession No
A96.263

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

Photograph of an unidentified redoubt, presumably in Taranaki. Image shows stockade and and fencing along with tents outside of the redoubt. The redoubt seems to be located on a cliff with bush-like topography.
Accession No
PHO2001-463

Photograph of the signal station and tent at the Kaitake Redoubt in Oakura. There are three soldiers standing in front of the tent. The man on the left hand side of the pole is holding a rope or wire. There are a number of other soldiers looking on in the background, some are peering over the bushes. The pole in the centre of the image many wires connected to it.
Accession No
PHO2001-512

Name/Title
Portrait of Charles Messenger, Taranaki Volunteers guide at the Battle of Waireka
Accession No
PHO2002-646

Name/Title
Photograph of "Montosa", the residence of Dr E.L. Humphries, Hendrie Street, New Plymouth.
Accession No
PHO2002-667

Portrait of the Reverend John Whiteley. The photograph is a copy of an original. Whiteley is seated in a wooden chair. His left hand is resting on a book that is on a table. His right hand rests on his thigh. He is dressed in a suit. The edges of the portrait fade into the mount/background.
Accession No
PHO2002-736

Lister family posing in vegetable garden outside thatched cottage. Inscription reads "Myself [Thomas Potter Lister], Mrs Lister, Baby Arthur - 4 months, Mary Cecily - 2 years, Edgar Potter - 7 years".
Accession No
PHO2004-185

Name/Title
Photograph of a Militia notice dated 23rd February 1858 calling on all men between the ages of eighteen and sixty to assemble for military training at Mount Elliot.There is a coat of arms at the top of the notice. The notice was issued by J.Y. Lloyd, Major Commanding New Plymouth Battalion of New Zealand Militia.
Accession No
PHO2002-616

Portrait of Sir Harry Albert Atkinson (arrived New Plymouth aboard "Sir Edward Paget", 16 August 1853)
Accession No
PHO2004-186
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