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Personnel of the HMS Empress sit on the deck of the ship. They are all dressed in full uniform. There are 10 rows of personnel.
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PHO2009-252

Carte-de-visite of Samuel Joll (1832-1899) seated in a photographic studio with his three sons. One son is seated in Joll's lap while the other two stand on either side of him. Samuel Joll and his sons are all formally dressed. The boys wear matching smocks with light-coloured collars and neck ties. The son on Joll's left hand side is holding a hat. The group are arranged in an elaborate studio setting that includes a painted backdrop of Mount Taranaki, an ornate chair and a curtain.
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PHO2012-0081

Carte-de-visite of John Joll (1838-1879), his wife Fanny (nee Harrison) and their family. John Joll stands behind his seated wife who has an infant resting in her lap. Two of the couple's young boys stand on either side of their mother and each rests a their mother's shoulders. A third young boy stands beside his mother's left knee.
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PHO2012-0082

A large group of Stratford High School Pupils is gathered inside Kleeman and Bishop's Garage in Stratford. The students are sitting around long tables. The students are drinking with straws out of glass bottles. All the students have turned to face the photographer. Several of the also raise their bottles to the photographer. The dark figure of a man is visible behind the students at the back of the garage.
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PHO2012-0246

Formal photograph of 23 men and women who were students of Te Kiri School between the years 1900-1910. The photograph was taken at the Te Kiri School Golden Jubilee in 1950. The people are arranged in four rows, they have been identified as, from left to right, back row: unknown, unknown. 3rd Row: Fred Watson, Bert Hirst, Tom Coupe, unknown, Jim Munro, unknown. 2nd Row: __ Lockley, Grace Short (Huwiler), unknown, unknown, Ivy Horgan (Coupe), Baden Watson. Front row: unknown, unknown, Tottie Sayed (Watson), unknown, unknown, Agnes Collins, Ruby Hirst, Violet Watson (Coupe). A sign reading "Te Kiri School / Golden Jubilee / 1900 1910" rests against the legs of those in the centre of the front row.
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PHO2012-0221

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Joseph and Mary Wooldridge are gathered with their five sons in a grassy area in front of some large trees. Jospeh and Mary are seated infront of their sons, they hold a large framed photographic portrait of a man between them.The framed picture is that of Harry Wooldridge, whom passed tragically in 1906 on a ship SS Valencia, the wreck of 1906. The five sons stand in a row behind their parents and have been identified as, from left to right, Joseph, Eb, Stan, Bert and Ernest. The sons wear flowers in their button holes.
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PHO2012-0237

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Mrs Robertson's buggy and Geofry and Miss Eustance, two travellers and Tom stand outside the Rahotu "T.P.HUGHSON" Stores. All four members excluding Tom are dressed in suits with Tom having an apron on and a white shirt. There are two small children playing to the left of the store that are just visible in the photograph.
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PHO2009-199

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Studio portrait of Jim Johnson, son of John and Mary Johnson. Johnson is standing between a table with a tassled table cloth and a chair. He is wearing military uniform and is holding a cane in one hand. His military cap is resting on the table. A curtain is visible on the left of the photograph. Johnson was a passenger on the "Amelia Thompson" ship that arrived in New Plymouth on 3 September 1841.
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PHO2012-0496

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Studio portrait of Mrs Agnes Veale (nee Cole), wife of John Veale. Mrs Veale is seated and is holding a young child on her lap. She is wearing a dress and a bonnet. The child is also wearing a dress. A table is visible on the left of the image. It is covered with a tassled table cloth and is supporting a vase of flowers. A curtain is also visible on the left. The carpet is patterned. John and Agnes Veale arrived in New Plymouth aboard the "Hamilla Mitchell" settler ship on 3 February 1854. They were accompanied by a number of their children.
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PHO2012-0504

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Copy photograph of a sketch of Tataramaika Redoubt from the First Taranaki War. The redoubt is also known as Fort Strange. The original sketch is in the sketch book of Sergeant Hall of the Royal Engineers.
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PHO2013-0013

Mr and Mrs J. Jackson stand outside the front door to their home at 158 Rata Street, Inglewood. The house is made from weather board with a corrugated iron roof and a brick chimney. It was built in 1898.
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PHO2013-0014

Mr and Mrs Rusling and family stand outside their house in Inglewood. The family group is lined up outside their front door, Mr Rusling stands on the left, Mrs Rusling stands beside him, holding a young child. Two boys and an older girl complete the line. The house is made of weather board with a corrugated iron roof.
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PHO2013-0015

View of the Camphouse at North Egmont on the slopes of Mount Taranaki. Snow blankets the ground around the camphouse. Two men and a woman are standing in the deep snow. One of the men is wearing a three piece suit and a bowler hat. Mount Taranaki is visible in the background. The Camphouse was originally part of the military barracks complex built on Marsland Hill during the Taranaki Wars.
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PHO2013-0021

Halftone copy of photograph of two-storied wooden house known as 'Fleetwood' Cottage, located at 38 Carrington Street, New Plymouth. The house has a verandah on its lower level. A woman is seated on the edge of the verandah and a young boy, wearing a sailor suit, is standing at the top of steps leading from the verandah to the garden. 'Fleetwood' cottage was bought by Hal Goodacre in circa 1883.
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PHO2013-0030

Roy Charters and Rowan Guthrie, wearing military uniform, pictured at Bell Block, New Plymouth. Guthrie is seated on the right and has a pipe in his mouth. Charters is standing next to him with his hands in his pockets. An image of a military aircraft is visible behind them. Both men were posted to the military base in New Plymouth in 1944 and became good friends while they were there. Charters had purchased Arthur Glanville-Clark's studio in 1938, which was run by Charters' wife Shirley during the war. Charters and Guthrie eventually decided to go into business together, Rowan Guthrie buying into the business in circa 1950. Their firm, Charters and Guthrie, became very well known and respected in New Plymouth.
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PHO2013-0039

Group portait of nine male staff members of Rothery's Kahui Sawmill in Rahotū, Taranaki. The sawmill was owned by Jacob Rothery. The men are photographed amongst thick bush and are arranged in two rows. Five men are seated on a wooden beam in the front row. One of these seated men is seated with his back towards the camera. The four other men are staning in the back. The man third from the left in the front row is petting a dog which is seated at his feet.
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PHO2013-0066

A photographic print of eleven men, six seated and five standing before a backdrop of Mt Taranaki / Egmont. Caption reads "Presented to his worship the Mayor, Richard Cock, Esq. by the council and staff of the New Plymouth Borough, as a mark of appreciation and with hearty good wishes for his future welfare, February, 1905". In rear: Councillors C. Ahier, F. E. Wilson, W. F. Brooking, G. W. Browne, A. W. Wood, M. Fraser (absent); in front: Councillors J. S. S. Medley, W. A. Collis, F. T. Bellringer (Town Clerk), Richard Cock (Mayor), E. Harvey Gibbon (Borough Engineer), Councillor G. Cliff.
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A91.813

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Hand tinted ambrotype portrait of four unidentified children. Three children are standing next to the oldest child, who is seated in the centre of the photograph. On the right hand side of the image a chair is standing on the top of a low table. The skin, hair and clothes of the children has been hand tinted.
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A96.290

Ambrotype group portrait of James Yems, William Henry Honeyfield, George Lethbridge, N. Reid, John Brooking and Samuel Newell. Yems, Honeyfield and Lethbridge are standing behind Reid, Looney, Brooking and Newell, who are seated. All seven men are wearing suits and hats. Gold paint has been used to draw in fob chains on three of the seven men. The names of the men have been handwritten directly onto the emulsion surface. The ambrotype has no matting or case.
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A96.292

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Photograph of the Kaitake Redoubt showing Lieutenant Hussey (in command), also Lieutenant Messenger and others. The guard tent, signalling mast, and yard can also be seen. Photograph is adhered to card.
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PHO2001-112

Photographic image depicting Devon Street, New Plymouth with the Triumphal Arch to welcome Chute's column after their march from Normanby to New Plymouth 27 Jan 1866. Arch located lower middle right.
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A64.051

Photographic print of W H Gordon rifle pits at Ahuahu. Depicts the rifle pits where Captain Lloyd of the 57th Regiment was killed April 6th 1864. Text on the lower edge of this print reads "Figure shows position of rifle pits at Ahuahu where Capt. Lloyd of 57 Regt. / & others were killed in a fight with Hauhaus Apl.6th 1864. The Europeans killed / were decapitated & Capt. Lloyds head preserved in maori fashion & used as a / medium in the Hauhau fanatical rites." Image depicts a road to the left hand side, sloping hills and, to the right hand edge, a male figure.
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PHO2005-146

Outdoor group portrait of farmers and children on horseback at Okoki. Two men in foreground shear sheep with hand shears. Landscape shows evidence of having been cleared. Part of the Reid Album.
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PHO2006-118

Group portrait of Board of Directors of Taranaki Petroleum Company. Handwritten in sepia ink on matt below image: "Christopher Carter with James J. Elwin's compliments in / rememberance of the time when you led the way to Oil and success / June 1912".
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A80.078

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.
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PHO2008-1758
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