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Inglewood pictured with Mount Taranaki visible in the background. The Catholic Church is the large white building on the right of the image and the large building next to it is the Presbytery.
Accession No
PHO2007-262

Carte-de-visite portrait of Miss Marian Groube as a young woman. She is seated and looks directly at the camera. Miss Groube was the daughter of the Reverend Horatio Groube and came to New Plymouth on the 'Timandra'. She died as a young woman.
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PHO2007-280

Name/Title
Studio portrait of Mr W D Webster. Webster is standing with one hand resting on a chair, upon which a hat and book sit. Next to the chair is a classical sculpture, presumably a replica used regularly as a prop in the photographer's studio. A curtain is visible behind the sculpture. Webster is wearing a bow tie and a jacket with a handkerchief in the pocket. Webster was a passenger on the 'Amelia Thompson'.
Accession No
PHO2007-281

Four men stand in front of the Locomotive "Fox" used on the New Plymouth to Waitara line. Mr Alfred Wray, pictured first on the left, assembled and drove the engine. Charles Blanchard has been identified as the man standing on the back of the engine.
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PHO2007-283

Name/Title
Identified on mount (now removed) as Nga Mota pa - could possibly be Nga Motu. Whare pictured in middle of image with a large cabbage tree next to it. Running in front of whare is fencing.
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PHO2007-284

H J Finlay's 'Cliff Farm' pictured in middleground. Pastureland and sea in background.
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PHO2007-254

Group of girls from Frankley School stand around a table covered with objects made in school activities.
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PHO2007-255

Portrait of Catherine Garland Riemenschneider (nee Woon).
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PHO2007-228

Group of people pictured at the foot of the Whangamomona Petroleum Prospecting & Development Co. Ltd's oil bore on Whangamomona Road.
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PHO2007-230

Name/Title
Photograph of pencil sketch depicting Werekino Armed Constabulary Camp, March 1880. Apparent signature on the right but artist currently unidentified. Location of original sketch unknown.
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PHO2007-233

Pukearuhe Redoubt and township pictured from the ranges. "'X' (about the centre of the photograph) indicates the spot where Rev. [John] Whiteley fell when shot." Bushland with tree ferns in foreground, township and Opourapa Island in background.
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PHO2007-238

Portrait of Captain Cracroft, commander of the H.M.S. Niger.
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PHO2007-239

Moturoa Island being blasted for rock. In the foreground people sit or stand on the beach watching. Around the base of Moturoa Island debris from blasting is thrown into the air. As part of an ambitious plan for expansion of New Plymouth's port, it was hoped to link Moturoa Island and Lion Rock with a causeway to enable the reclamation of the area between the island and Mikotahi. In the event, the venture was unsuccessful and attention then turned to Paritutu as a source of rock.
Accession No
PHO2007-242

Postcard depicting Paritutu and The Sugar Loaves. Paritutu is pictured before blasting for rock began, thus altering its shape.
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PHO2007-243

Road climbing Mount Messenger with felled trees in the foreground and middleground.
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PHO2007-244

Two men tree felling. One stands to the right of the image with his axe sunk into a tree, while the other leans against a tree. A large saw is propped against the tree beside him. Part of the Reid album.
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PHO2007-248

Hand tinted ambrotype portrait of Bennet Pascoe Perry. Perry is seated and is resting one arm on a table covered with a patterned cloth. His other hand rests on his leg. He is wearing a suit with a bow tie. His face and hands are tinted pink. The table cloth is also tinted. Damage has occured to the surface of the ambrotype - the photograph appears to have been touched up by hand as a result of the damage. The portrait is framed by a plain gold metal matt and is housed in a plain wooden frame with metal edging around the frame's window. A flower hook has been attached to the upper edge of the frame.
Accession No
A62.801

Hand tinted ambrotype portrait of Mrs Bennet Pascoe Perry (nee Mary Ann Masters). She is seated and is wearing a dress, shawl and bonnet. She holds a book in one hand. On the left of the image a piece of lace fabric rests on a table. Her face and hands have been tinted pink and the fabric around her hands have been tinted pink/purple. Her hair also appears to have been tinted. The portrait is surrounded by a plain gold metal matt and then has been housed in a wooden frame with a metal inner edge. A metal flower with hook is attached to the middle of the wooden frame.
Accession No
A62.802

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

Ambrotype portrait of the Reverend Henry Hanson Turton. Turton is pictured looking directly at the camera. One hand is tucked into his jacket. He is wearing a clerical collar. It appears a portion of the image may have been wiped away. The portrait is framed by an oval gold metal matt with an embossed metal edging, which is housed in a brown/maroon embossed leather case. The lid of the case is missing. Two hook clasps are mounted on the left hand side of the case.
Accession No
A62.810

Ambrotype portrait of Mr Charles William Foote housed in a leather case (without embossing) with a metal matt. The lid of the case is missing. The portrait is hand tinted on Foote's face, the bow tie and possibly his hands. Foote is leaning on a cane and has a pair of gloves in his other hand.
Accession No
A62.813

Name/Title
An ambrotype image of Henry Hooker holding a trowel in one hand and a spirit level in the other. He is standing next to a small table that has a book resting on it. The ambrotype is contained in a leather case (no embossing) with an embossed metal matt. The lid of the case is missing.
Accession No
A62.814

Name/Title
Framed hand tinted ambrotype portrait of an unknown girl. The girl is seated and is looking directly at the camera. She is wearing a dress with a decorated belt and a light coloured collar. She is holding her hands in her lap. She is seated next to a table covered with a patterned table cloth. A vase of flowers sits on the table. A curtain is visible in the background. Hand tinting has been added to the table cloth and flowers. Gold paint has also been added to a brooch at the girl's neck. The portrait is framed by a thick matt that has been painted gold, then housed in an ornate dark wooden frame.
Accession No
A62.815

Hand tinted ambrotype portrait of three men seated at a table. The man pictured with a pipe in his mouth on the left of the image is thought to be Sam Oliver. The two other men are unidentified. All three men are wearing suits. The two unidentified men are wearing bow ties that have been tinted blue. The man on the right of the image has had his fob chain, ring and hat tinted with gold paint. Sam Oliver and the man in the centre are holding glasses. A decanter and another glass sit on the table along with an unidentified object. The faces and hands of the men have been very lightly tinted pink. They are posed against an elaborately painted backdrop featuring a path through trees. The portrait is framed by an embossed gold metal matt with patterned metal edging, which is then contained within an ornately carved dark wooden frame.
Accession No
A62.816
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