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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

Woman and infant.
Accession No
WD.066572

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

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

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

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

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

Name/Title
Carte de visite portrait of James Minns, drummer; photographed in studio with drum bearing royal crest. Inscription on reverse: "James Minns - Drummer in either '65 or '66 Taranaki Maori War"
Accession No
PHO2004-189

Carte de visite portrait of Captain Charles Stapp of the Taranaki Militia. Stapp is dressed in military uniform. He is holding his sword in his right hand and resting it on the forearm of his left arm. There is a leather chair on the left side of the image and his cap rests on the chair. On the same side of the image is an arched window with a view to a house and some greenery. There is a curtain on the right side of the image.
Accession No
PHO2004-190

William Cowling and family in the garden of their home, "Hurdon", Westown, New Plymouth. Property purchased by Cowling from Simon Andrews in 1866; demolished 1960.
Accession No
PHO2004-211

Photograph of some of the Armed Constabulary in bush clothing (wearing "shawl-kilts") with group of Maori men and women. The Maori are seated on the ground along with some of the Armed Constabulary. The Armed Constabulary are holding guns and many of them are wearing hats. Photograph is mounted on card.
Accession No
A64.083

Photographic print recording the first reunion of the Waireka Veterans. Depicts a group of men in civilian clothing in front of the Provincial and Borough Chambers, King Street. Names inscribed on the photo mount are as follows:
W. Berridge
G. Hoby
Wm. Bayly
W. Marshall
E. Bullott
Thomas Allen
Lieutenant H.Y. Brown
Lieutenant William Free
Captain Mat Jonas
Colonel Stapp
Major Chas. Brown
Captain Jas. McKellar
Thomas Veale
Thomas McGuines
James Honeyfield
W.D. Webster
Captain William Newland
Matt Carrier
William Smart
Geo. Haig
W. Wilson
William Tatton
Robt. Baker
Erasmus Armitage
Henry Hooker
Frank Oliver
Joe Ward
William Pearce
W.J. Grayling
Langman
Ben Bishop
Tunnicliff
Geo. Robinson
Pearn
Sam Allan
Sam Loveridge
John Andrews
Jas Pearn Kenyon
Captain Frank J. Mace
Captain F.L. Webster
30/4/1897.
Accession No
A66.462

Bust portrait of New Zealand Cross winner Francis Joseph (Frank) Mace. He is dressed in a dark suit and tie with white shirt. He is wearing his New Zealand Cross.
Accession No
TM2000.242

The Royal Regiment of Artillery colours. The colours include the Royal Arms of England placed above a gun. Commonly known as the Royal Artillery, the Royal Regiment of Artillery comprises a number of regiments and is an arm of the British Army.
Accession No
A66.744

Portrait of Private Donald Hugh Jonas, who died of wounds at Tobruk, Libya during World War II. He is buried at the Tobruk War Cemetery.
Accession No
A66.456

The A.S.V Kommodore Johnsen, last German cadet training ship to enter the New Plymouth harbour before WWII.
Accession No
PHO2006-121

Name/Title
Warren children at the Oakura Sawmill, 1967. Phillip Warren leans against the bonnet of a car, Shane Warren stands behind the open left door of this vehicle, and a young Suzanne Warren is to the right of the scene.
Accession No
PHO2007-006

Name/Title
Les and Emmie Fraser (nee Fuller) with family including five children; Mona Esme, Iris Edith, Walter Leslie, Raymond Grey, Ian Hamilton. The older woman may be Mary Julia Fuller. The family are pictured with a cart being pulled by a horse and containing domesticware.
Accession No
PHO2007-013

Hand tinted ambrotype portrait of Mrs John H. Bentley and daughter. Mrs Bentley is seated with her child sitting on her lap. She has one elbow resting on a table covered with a patterned table cloth. Both Mrs Bentley and the child are not looking directly at the camera. The child's dress has been tinted pink and her hair tinted yellow. The table cloth has also been tinted. The ambrotype has no matting or case.
Accession No
A83.746

Name/Title
Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Rachel Mace, wife of Captain Frank Mace, and baby. Mace is seated on a chair with her dress displayed in front of her. She is holding the baby on her lap. There is a pedestal in the background on which a large vase is sitting. A curtain rests on the edge of the pedestal.
Accession No
PHO2007-033
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