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Photograph of Pamela and Patricia Fitz Gerald as children. Pamela, 3 years old, is on the left wearing a rabbit costume. Patricia, 4 years old, is on the right wearing a strawberry costume. They are standing in front of a group od large bushes and trees. The costumes were made by their mother Florence Fitz Gerald of Uruti.
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PHO2014-0029

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Photograph showing the home of Philip Bint and his family in Tarata, Taranaki. The single-storey house has two windows in the front and a chimney-like structure on the right. Behind the house there are several hills with flattened trees and scrub visible. There is a fence in front of the house with a path leading up to the door. The path is lined with small rounded shrubs. The photograph is contained in a cardboard enclosure.

Philip's daugther Catherine can be seen sitting against the fencepost to the right of the path. She is wearing a light-tone pinafore over a dark-sleeved top and she has a dark shawl on her head. Catherine became known as Kate and later married Sydney George Smith.
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PHO2015-0120

Photograph shows uniformed Armed Constabulary standing and sitting outside the tent lines of the camp.
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PHO2002-829

Photograph was taken after a parade at Normanby. It was reported at the time that the building in the rear was one of the first private homes to be built in Normanby. Shows AC in line with rifles ready.
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PHO2002-843

An ambrotype portrait of Sgt. William Hancock Bosworth, who fought in the New Zealand Wars and the Crimean War. Bosworth married Elizabeth Bourns in 1847 when stationed in Ireland with the 49th British Regiment. He transfered to the 57th Regiment prior to the Crimea War and the family was posted to India and then to Taranaki in 1861. On retirement from the army Sgt. Bosworth opted to remain in New Plymouth where he became gaoler and governer of New Plymouth prison which he had built using convict labour, while Elizabeth worked as the matron.

Bosworth is seated and is wearing his military uniform. He is looking away from the camera. Contained in a leather case with double clasps on the right hand side. Inside of lid is lined with embossed velvet.
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A62.823

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of a Māori man, possibly Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitaake. The subject is dressed in a suit. He is seated with his right hand in his pocket. He rests his left hand on a small round table and holds a cane/stick in his hand. There is a vase of flowers on the table. This copy was made from an original photograph found in 1932 by E. C. Jones in an album belonging to Lieutenant William Johnson of New Plymouth. [see research notes for more information regarding identification as 'possibly' Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitaake]
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PHO2002-442

65th Regiment Quarters on Aubrey Street, New Plymouth.
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PHO2006-333

A studio portrait of John Johnson of Waitara, passenger on the 'Amelia Thompson. Two dogs lie at Johnson's feet.
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PHO2007-088

Carte-de-visite of Dr. William Alexander McKinnon, Victoria Cross winner, from the 57th Regiment. He is dressed in full Scottish regalia. There is a table with books on the top of the table just visible on the right side of the image. McKinnon stands with his hand on his sword pommel. There is some discrepency over whether or not McKinnon actually won the Victoria Cross. His name does not appear in any of the Victoria Cross registers but the initials V.C. do appear next to his name on this original.
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PHO2008-568

Carte-de-visite of Walter De Warrenne Waller of the 57th Regiment. Waller is standing with his hands on his hips, dressed in military uniform. On the right side of the image is a pedestal, on which rests Waller's hat. The left side of the image contains a patterned drapery.
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PHO2008-572

Carte-de-visite of Lieutenant W. L. Fleury of the 50th Regiment. Fleury is leaning against a pedestal to his right. Also in the right of the image is a drapery. Fleury is holding
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PHO2008-575

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Carte-de-visite of Lieutenant George Johnson Gosling of the 65th Regiment. Gosling stands leaning against a pedestal on his right side. His hat rests on top of the pedestal. On the right side of the image is a drapery. Gosling is dressed in military uniform with a sword in its scabbard.
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PHO2008-597

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Carte-de-visite of the bust of Colonel Henry James Warre, Commanding officer of the 57th Regiment, 1861-1865.
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PHO2008-598

Carte-de-visite of the bust of Captain John Edward Doveton of the Queen's Own 50th Regiment. Doveton is wearing a suit and has a moustache.
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PHO2008-616

Carte-de-visite of Lieutenant Bally of the 70th Regiment of the Foot which was stationed in Taranki from 1863-1866. Bally is leaning against a pedestal with his right arm resting on a balustrade. There are books sitting on top of the pedestal which is on the left side of the image. A curtain covers the right side of the image. Bally is dressed in military uniform with a sash across his chest. He is holding his hat, which displays the number '70' in his right hand.
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PHO2008-623

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Carte-de-visite of Doctor Robert Alexander Peter Grant, assistant surgeon of the 43rd Regiment. Grant stands with his right hand on a pedestal on which rests his hat and a book. There is a chair and a curtain on the right side of the image. Grant is wearing his military uniform and is holding a walking cane in his left hand.
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PHO2008-630

Carte-de-visite of the bust of Lieutenant Colonel Fiennes Colvile. Colvile is wearing a suit and is looking toward the right. There is some discrepency regarding the spelling of the name of Lieutenant Colville. He is recorded on the file cards as having the name Fiennes Middleton Colville. The original carte-de-visite spells Colville without the 'e' and refers to him as "A. Colvill". Books written about the Land Wars include a Lieutenant Colonel Colville of the 43rd regiment, the regiment which both the original and the file cards mention
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PHO2008-1638

Carte-de-visite of the bust of Lieutenant Wyndham Thompson of the 57th Regiment. Thompson is dressed in military uniform and he is facing toward the camera. There is some discrepency over Thompson's rank: File cards record Thompson as a Captain but the original records him as a Lieutenant. It is more than likely that Thompson received the rank of captain later in the wars.
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PHO2008-1642

Carte-de-visite of the bust of Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Butler of the 57th Regiment. Butler is wearing his military uniform including his medals. He is facing the left side of the image. The original carte-de-visite shows Butler spelled with two 't's but military records and histories record the name as Butler.
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PHO2008-1641

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Carte-de-visite of the bust of Captain Wyndham Thompson of the 57th Regiment. Thompson is dressed in military uniform and he is looking toward the right.
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PHO2008-1644

Carte-de-visite of the bust of Doctor Thomas White, Surgeon of the 65th Regiment. White is dressed in a suit and is facing the right. His bust is framed by an oval.
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PHO2008-1645

Name/Title
Carte-de-visite of the bust of Doctor William Alexander McKinnon, surgeon of the 57th Regiment. McKinnon is wearing a wool jacket buttoned at the neck. He is looking toward the left.
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PHO2008-1646

Name/Title
Carte-de-visite of the bust of Ensign John Thornton Down, member of the 57th Regiment and Victoria Cross winner. Down is dressed in military uniform but is not wearing the Victoria Cross. He is facing the camera. The print is glossy.
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PHO2008-1647

Carte-de-visite of the bust of Captain Edward Brutton of the 57th Regiment. Brutton is resting his hands on a cushion in front of him. He is dressed in a suit and is looking toward the right. There is some discrepancy concerning the name and rank of the person in this image. The carte-de-visite shows Captain Friton while museum records (file card and album records) and other resources mention LIEUTENANT Edward BRUTTON of the 57th Regiment
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PHO2008-1653

Carte-de-visite of Doctor Eugene McShane of the 65th Regiment. McShane is dressed in a suit and stands holding a cane in his right hand. There are no other objects in the photograph.
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PHO2008-1670
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