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A New Zealand Medal. The silver medal features a left facing profile of Queen Victoria on the obverse. " VICTORIA D:G:BRITT:REG:F.D " is marked around the edge of the profile. A wreath is featured on the reverse with " NEW ZEALAND VIRTUTIS HONOR " marked around the edge of it. " R. BAKER JUNR, TARANAKI VRS " is marked on the edge of the medal. " The suspension bar and ribbon are missing and a mount for a pin has been soldered onto the reverse but the pin is missing.
Accession No
A74.849

Name/Title
A New Zealand Medal. The silver medal features a left facing profile of Queen Victoria on the obverse. " VICTORIA D:G:BRITT:REG:F.D " is marked around the edge of the profile. A wreath is featured on the reverse with " NEW ZEALAND VIRTUTIS HONOR " marked around the edge of it." THO. PARSONS. PRI. TARAKI, MILTA." is marked on the edge of the medal. The medal is topped by a straight suspension bar ornamented with fern leaf designs. A blue ribbon with a central red stripe is attached to it. " Prt THO Parsons / Taranaki Milta " is handwritten on a label on the reverse of the ribbon.
Accession No
A82.365

Name/Title
A New Zealand Medal. The silver medal features a left facing profile of Queen Victoria on the obverse. " VICTORIA D:G:BRITT:REG:F.D " is marked around the edge of the profile. A wreath is featured on the reverse with " NEW ZEALAND VIRTUTIS HONOR " marked around the edge of it. "SERGT. R. EARL TARANAKI MILITIA " is marked on the edge of the medal. The medal is attached to a blue ribbon with a central red stripe by a straight suspension bar ornamented with fern leaf designs. The ribbon is mounted on a solid base.
Accession No
A74.860

Name/Title
A New Zealand Medal. The silver medal features a left facing profile of Queen Victoria on the obverse. " VICTORIA D:G:BRITT:REG:F.D " is marked around the edge of the profile. A wreath is featured on the reverse with " NEW ZEALAND VIRTUTIS HONOR " marked around the edge of it. " W. WILSON TARNI. R.V. " is marked on the edge of the medal. The medal is topped by a straight suspension bar ornamented with fern leaf designs and has a blue ribbon with a red central stripe. The medal is mounted on a solid base with the reverse showing.
Accession No
A74.859

Name/Title
A New Zealand Medal. The silver medal features a left facing profile of Queen Victoria on the obverse. " VICTORIA D:G:BRITT:REG:F.D " is marked around the edge of the profile. A wreath is featured on the reverse with " NEW ZEALAND VIRTUTIS HONOR " marked around the edge of it. " "E. ARMITAGE TARANAKI VOL. " is marked on the edge of the medal. The medal is topped by a straight suspension bar ornamented with fern leaf design. The ribbon is missing.
Accession No
A74.853

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
PHO2013-0013

Name/Title
A framed New Zealand Medal. The silver medal features a left facing crowned profile of Queen Victoria on the obverse. " VICTORIA D:G:BRITT:REG:F.D " is marked around the edge of the profile. A wreath is featured on the reverse with " NEW ZEALAND VIRTUTIS HONOR " marked around the edge of it. The medal, which is missing most of its ribbon, is in a black frame behind clear glass. A black and white silhouette of Devenish is above the medal. " William Devenish / 1819-1866 / Landed at Taranaki / from "Timandra" Feb. 1842 / Recipient New Zealand War Medal. / Member Taranaki Provincial Council / 1866, representing Grey and Bell / constituency. / Chairman, first New Plymouth / Town Board, 1866. / Married, Mary, daughter of Thomas Hirst" is handwritten in black ink on card. " Pvte. William Devenish Taranaki Militia. " is marked on the medal. It has been mounted so the obverse is visible.
Accession No
A96.293

Man (possibly W. F. Gordon) photographed at site of Te Arei Sap, Pukerangiora.
Accession No
PHO2004-166

Name/Title
Copy of an original carte de visite featuring a vignette portrait (left) and a studio portrait (right) of Colonel Thomas Rawlings Mould of the Royal Engineers. In the first photographed portrait (left), Mould appears from the chest up, looking to his left. Dressed in military unifrom, Mould wears a high collar and tie beneath a high-collared undercoat with buttons. His curly greying hair is styled into a side part, and he dons sideburns and a styled, dark moustache. In the second photographed portrait (right), Mould appears facing forward-right, dressed in military uniform. In his right hand he holds his gloves and hat. To his side, on the left of the photograph, stands a table, atop which sits an open book. He appears standing on a patterned studio floor. The photograph is included on page 51 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
PHO2017-0102

Copy of an original carte de visite portrait of Captain Francis Joseph Mace of the Taranaki Military, recipient of the New Zealand Cross. Seated outside a building, Mace appears from the waist up, facing toward his right. Dressed in formal attire, Mace wears a bowlder hat, suit and tie, and two medals on his left breast, the right of which is the New Zealand Cross. He has a full, greying beard, and a darker toned moustache. The photograph is included on page 55 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
PHO2017-0133

Name/Title
Copy of an original carte de visite vignette portrait of Lieutenant Carre of the Royal Artillery. Carre appears from the mid-torso up, looking to his right. Appearing in military uniform jacket with olivettes and toggles, Carre's hair is parted in the middle and he is clean shaven, except for his moustache. The photograph is included on page 52 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
PHO2017-0113

Red leather bound photograph album with the title "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected therewith" embossed in gold lettering on the cover. The album is compiled by William Francis Robert Gordon and contains 455 photographic copies of original photographs, mostly carte-de-visite portraits of people related to the New Zealand Wars. It is assumed most of these copies were taken by Gordon himself. Most of the photographs are silver gelatin chloride printing-out paper prints, with the exception of five albumen prints, six silver gelatin bromide developing-out paper prints and six photomechanical reproductions. A portion of the imagery in the album is loosely ordered into regiments.
Accession No
PHO2011-1997

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major General Sir George Stoddart Whitmore. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Whitmore dressed in a suit and wearing several medals. The photograph is included on page 2 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
PHO2011-2286

Copy photograph of a carte-de-visite portrait of Dr Isaac Earl Featherston, winner of the New Zealand Cross. He is seated and is wearing a suit. One hand is tucked into his jacket pocket. The photograph is included on page 1 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
PHO2011-2277

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major General Sir George Stoddart Whitmore. He is leaning against a studio prop and is wearing full military uniform. He holds a sword in one hand. The photograph is included on page 1 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
PHO2011-2278

Name/Title
Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Sir Donald McLean. He is seated in profile and is wearing a suit. A curtain and a table with a large vase are visible on the left of the image. The photograph is included on page 1 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
PHO2011-2279

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of the Honorable Thomas Russell. He is wearing a suit with a large bow tie. The photograph is included on page 1 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
PHO2011-2280

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain John Bryce of the Kai Iwi Cavalry Volunteers. The portrait is a bust portrait and shows Bryce wearing a suit. His head is turned to the side. The photograph is included on page 1 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
PHO2011-2281

Name/Title
Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Colonel William Charles Lyon. He is seated and is wearing military uniform. He is missing one arm. The photograph is included on page 1 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
PHO2011-2282

Name/Title
Copy photograph of a studio portrait of James Booth RM. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Booth in profile. He is wearing a suit and has a long beard. The photograph is included on page 1 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
PHO2011-2283

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major Walter E. Gudgeon. The photograph is a bust portrait and is set in an oval surround. Gudgeon is dressed in a suit. The photograph is included on page 1 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
PHO2011-2284

Name/Title
Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Gorton. The photograph is a bust portrait and is set in an oval surround. Gordon is dressed in a suit. The photograph is included on page 2 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
PHO2011-2285

Name/Title
Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Colonel Henry Colin Balneavis. The photograph is a bust portrait. Balneavis is wearing a suit and has a beard. The photograph is included on page 2 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
PHO2011-2287

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Marmaduke George Nixon, who was killed at the battle of Rangiaowhia, near Te Awamutu, in the Waikato. The photograph is a bust portrait. Nixon is wearing a suit. The photograph is included on page 2 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
PHO2011-2288

Name/Title
Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Colonel Theodore Minet Haultain. The photograph is a bust portrait. Haultain is seated and is wearing a suit. The photograph is included on page 2 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
PHO2011-2289
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