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Name/Title
A blacksmith's ball-peen hammer with a wooden handle and a metal head.
Accession No
TM2003.122

Name/Title
Circular silver pendant with a fake clock face and roman numerals engraved around the face. It has a large suspension eyelet at top around which is tied a black strap of fabric with a small heart shaped metal charm. The pendant opens out with the bottom half being a spring operated coin dispenser and the top half lined with red fabric. The coin features a profile portrait of a man with a moustache.
Accession No
A84.412

Name/Title
Fan
A cream-coloured brisé fan made of fine guardsticks of ivory or bone. The fan has nineteen guardsticks that are held together by a brass rivet and a silk ribbon that is weaved through. Each guardstick is 2.5cm wide at the top and tapers to 0.5cm at the bottom. They are finely carved with abstract shapes that are identical on the inside seventeen sticks. The two sticks on the outside ends have different matching shapes than those on the inside. The fan is finished with two cream-coloured tassels attached to the brass rivet which is made of cotton thread with a small white bead on each.
Accession No
PA2006.022

Name/Title
Small electroplated nickel silver trophy cup with two "C" shaped handles and a black wooden base. Cloth is adhered to underside of the base. The trophy is unmarked other than a small pressed "E P N S" at the outside base of the cup itself.
Accession No
TM.2001.283

Name/Title
White ceramic toilet pan with "TARANAKI" printed in blue at the upper rear internal edge of the bowl - just below where the water inlet is. c.unknown. Unknown manufacturer. In fairly good condition.
Accession No
A96.415

Name/Title
Peak of Perfection butter wrapper for a 500g block of butter. The main section of the label features an image of Mount Taranaki / Egmont with "Peak" above it and "of Perfection/ BUTTER" below it. The label is green and blue. "Peak of Perfection/BUTTER/ KEEP IN A COOL PLACE AND AWAY/ FROM ANY ARTICLE LIKELY TO INJURE/ ITS FINE QUALITY AND FLAVOUR". is written below the main label.
Accession No
A96.424

Taranaki butter wrapper for a 500g block of butter. Plain sheet of paper measuring 28 x 19.4 cm. Label is blue and green and reads: "BUTTER UNSALTED PACKED FOR THE NEW ZEALAND DAIRY BOARD 100% NEW ZEALAND BUTTER NET WEIGHT 500G PURE CREAMERY BUTTER". An image of a woman seated on a milking stool hand milking a cow accompanies the text. This text appears in three places but at the lower edge of the page there is a barcode with the following text next to it : "PACKED BY MOA-NUI CO-OP DAIRIES LTD INGLEWOOD." There is also an evenly spaced series of vertical lines which are divided into 50g lots (used to measure quantity of butter for baking etc.) Unknown maker. In quite poor condition. Wrapper is discoloured in places - this is due to the item being wrapped around a block of wood and being exposed to light. Was originally a display prop - intended to replicate a block of butter.
Accession No
A96.423

Name/Title
White hand painted saucer with dainty pink and blue flowers evenly distributed across the upper surface and gilding around the scalloped outside edge.There is a raised ridge decoration on the upper base and around the depression for the teacup. The manufacturer's mark is stamped on the underside of the base but this is indistinguishable. The following numbers are hand painted in pink on the underside "12718 x".
Accession No
TM.2002.007

Name/Title
White ceramic teacup decorated with dainty hand painted pink and blue flowers. It has gilded edging around the scalloped upper rim and an ornate handle. There is light ridging around the lower base of cup. Hand painted on underside of base in pink paint - "12718".
Accession No
TM.2002.006

Name/Title
Light brown circular dog tag with the following stamped around the outside edge on one side: "T.W. HENDERSON L CPL 10948" with "NZEF / CYCLIST / P." stamped in the middle. There is a small hole near the edge.
Accession No
TM.2002.170

A black leather covered case containing a New Zealand Memorial Cross. Top of the lid has a faded image of a crown in the centre, and a decorative border. Metal hinge. Interior has cream silk lining on the lid, and black leather bottom. A cream velvet pull out cushion, with a cream ribbon for a tab supports the cross. Fair condition.
Accession No
A92.275

Name/Title
Tea set comprising tea pot, serving dish, plate, jug, sugar bowl, 11 coffee cups, 12 tea cups and 12 saucers. The set features a cream body decorated with powder blue panels, gilt motifs and edging.
Accession No
A81.396

A small gold Sweetheart Brooch modelled on the design of an 11th (Taranaki Rifles) badge featuring Mount Taranaki / Egmont in the background and houses and farms in the foreground.= A scroll runs along the bottom inscribed with "TARANAKI XI RIFLES / REGIMENT". The pin on the back has been broken off. A "9CT " hallmark is stamped on the rear.
Accession No
TM2002.495

Name/Title
A circular badge featuring a black and white image of war memorial gates flanked by trees. "RAHOTU/SCHOOL & DISTRICTS/CENTENARY/1884 - 1984" is written on the badge. It is secured at the back by a pin.
Accession No
TM.2002.543

Small rectangular tin box, resting on four "Y" shaped feet. There is a door at one side to give access to the oil burner within, a chimney on top to allow fumes and heat to escape and a lens attached to the front of the lantern. The slide holder is missing. C1880s.
Accession No
A68.485

Textile panel on stretcher depicting a courtly English scene.
Accession No
A98.709

Name/Title
A orange marble design covered sketch book with a diamond label on the front with handwritten ink: "Miss H Lackworthy / 1825". Book consists of 12 pages all with watercolours of flowers, and some with tissue paper inbetween.
Accession No
TM.2002.326

Small watercolour depicting a view of the Sugar Loaves from the mainland. Very light hue with cleared land in immediate foreground and three small trees between the land and water in middleground. Distant view of Sugar Loaves in background. Unsigned.
Accession No
A75.483

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

Stereographic view depicting snow clad bush scene with small stream running through centre. Hand written in black ink on rear "Crystal Bath/Mt Taranaki". Sepia coloured phoptographs on brown card.
Accession No
TM.1999.166

Name/Title
Stereoscopic view depicting a group of men and women seated on a river bank near the base of a waterfall. One woman is standing. Rocks lower right corner - thick vegetation top left corner. Black and white photograph on cream card. Likely to be on Mount Taranaki.
Accession No
TM.1999.158

Name/Title
A wooden cheese press with a rectangular body on four legs and a heavy wooden lid. One set of legs is longer than the other so that the main body is on a lean. There is a wooden bracket on the lower end into which one end of the rectangular lid fits. The bracket is attached to a base with two metal nuts and bolts and there is a carved groove in the base to allow liquid to drain away.
Accession No
TM.1999.021

Name/Title
Narrow-shaped piece of darkish wood with two ends bent over to form hooks. Both hook ends come to a point.
Accession No
A95.679

Framed commemorative scroll for Private Charles Lawrence Sattler of the Wellington Infantry Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Sattler was killed in action October 30th, 1916. The text reads: "He whom this scroll commemorates was numbered among those who at the call of King and Country, left all that was dear to them, endured hardness, faced danger, and finally passed out of the sight of men by the path of duty and self-sacrifice, giving up their own lives that others might live in freedom. Let those who come after see to it that his name be not forgotten." Below this in red is: "Pte. Charles Lawrence Sattler / Wellington Inf. Regt. N.Z.E.F."
Accession No
A87.215

Name/Title
Gold-coloured metal brooch in the shape of a fern leaf. There is a 6.2cm long pin catch on the rear for fastening.
Accession No
TM.2001.131
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