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Aerial view of large ship near a port area. There are other smaller boats docked near the ship. Recorded as being the HMS Empress, but the Empress was built in 1942 and decommissioned in 1946.
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PHO2009-255

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Portrait of an unidentified man wearing a dark suit with a blue tie and a hat. He has a beard.
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A98.738

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Full length portrait of Joseph Campbell. He is wearing a suit and a cap. He is leaning against the back of a chair. Various other studio props are placed around him in the background. Campbell died at age 24.
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A98.739

Portrait of William Henry Skinner holding a printed piece of paper in his hands. Skinner is seated side on to the camera and is wearing a suit and tie. He is looking away from the camera.
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A66.163

Name/Title
Formal studio photograph of Hone Pihama Te Rei Hanataua (also known as John Beecham). Hone Pihama stands in a studio setting and resting his right hand on a raised pedestal. He wears a dark toned waistcoat, jacket and pants and has a thick beard and moustache.
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PHO2012-0495

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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 James Thomas Davis. Davis is seated and is wearing a suit. One arm is raised in a crooked position, but it is not actually resting against the table that can be seen on the left of the image. The table is covered with a tassled table cloth and several flowers are visible in the frame, presumably from a larger vase of flowers sitting on the table. A curtain is visible on the left of the image. The carpet is patterned. In 1883 Davis won £150 in an Auckland Cup sweepstake on a horse named The Poet and donated his winnings to pay for the construction of The Poet's Bridge in Pukekura Park. In 1891 Davis was found drowned under the bridge.
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PHO2012-0503

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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

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Studio portrait of Ngawaka Taurua. Taurua sits on a chair in a studio setting. There is a column painted on the wall behind him. He wears European dress and shoes. A watch chain is visible across his waistcoat. He wears a thick moustache and chops. Taurua was a member of the Pakakohe hapu of Ngati Ruanui who lived at Hukatere, south of the Patea River.
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PHO2013-0016

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

Three-quarter studio portrait of George Alfred Adlam, Past Grand Master (1883) of the Loyal Excelsior Lodge of Oddfellows. He wears lodge regalia and holds a gavel. He wears a thick beard. He stands before a table or bench on which there are a small opened book and a larger closed book.
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PHO2013-0067

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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

Portrait of John Edward 'Ned' Shewry, champion axeman. Ned is pictured cradling an axe in one arm and has his other arm resting on a table/cupboard. Two cups are standing on the top of the table/cupboard. Shewry is wearing a sash that says "Worlds Champ".
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A66.458

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

Hand tinted opaltype portrait of Phillip Eva Junior. He has a black beard and moustache and is wearing a black jacket, black bow tie and white shirt with single gold button at centre front.
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TM.1998.258

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

Twenty one portraits of members of the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers who took part in the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1901-1902. The portraits are matted together and have handwritten annotations under each photograph, in addition to other handwritten information. Collected and presented by Captain Felix T. Bellringer.
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A66.045

Copy photograph of a sketch of the Reverend William Bolland. The image is a bust portrait of Bolland. He is wearing a shirt, jacket and bow tie. Bolland was the first Vicar of St Mary's Church (now Taranaki Cathedral). He arrived in Auckland on March 1843 and was appointed vicar on 3 December 1843.
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A66.186

Name/Title
78th Heavy Battery, NZA, Mount Moturoa, New Plymouth (two 155mm guns). One 155mm gun shows full elevation out over the sand bags into the Port. The gun is in the centre of the image with the sandbags in front of it. Paritutu is visible in the distance on the left side.
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PHO2008-1879

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Hand-coloured head and shoulders photographic portrait of Whites Ltd chairman Percy James Hoyland White. Percy wears a black three-piece suit, a black tie and white shirt. He has a white handkerchief in his breast pocket.
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PHO2012-0335

Hand-coloured head and shoulders photographic portrait of Whites Ltd founder Stephen Boothby White. Stephen wears a black suite and a long white beard and moustache.
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PHO2012-0336

View of Peace celebrations in Devon Street,celebrating the armistice and end of World War One. A long procession leads eastwards up Devon Street. The procession includes a decorated truck, several people dressed as clowns and a large group of young men lead by a drummer. Crowds of observers line either side of the street. More people watch from the awnings of shops.
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PHO2012-0402

Portrait of Fred Grundy dressed in a magician's costume including a top-hat and bow-tie. Fred holds a deck of cards in a 'fan' with his left hand and points to the cards with his right hand.
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PHO2013-0033

Black and white photographic image depicting a view of Devon Street, New Plymouth from the Currie Street corner showing the Native Office being removed from Lower Brougham Street.
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A64.063

Name/Title
Studio portrait of William Johnson. Johnson is standing and is wearing military uniform. He has an eye patch on one eye. One hand rests on the back of a wooden chair. On the left of the photograph a curtain is visible. The studio carpet is patterned. Johnson was a passenger on the "Amelia Thompson" ship that arrived in New Plymouth on 3 September 1841.
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PHO2012-0498
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