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Sergeant Majors Victor Caddy Davies, R. Seatter and A. S. Priestley in military unform. Davies is seated on the right. The group are seated in front of a plain dark-tone background.
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PHO2013-0139

Group of men in military uniforms from Hut 9.A, Enteric Company gathered in front of a building at Hornchurch military camp, England. The first row of men are sitting while the middle and back rows are standing. The men are all wearing lemon-squeezer hats. There is a dog being held by the collar by a man in the front row. The soldier seated second from left has been identified as Thomas (Tom) Butler.
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PHO2013-0141

Group of men gathered in front of a military hut. The men in the first two rows are sitting and those in the back two rows are standing. There are two bayonets crossed in front of the group and a white dog with a dark-tone collar standing in front. The door of the hut behind them has a horse-shoe on the door.
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PHO2013-0140

Non-Commissioned Officers of the School of Instruction at Brocton military training camp in Staffordshire, England. The men are arranged in three rows with the front row sitting. All of the men are wearing military uniform. Two men in the centre of the middle row are holding rifles or bayonets. The group are positioned in front of a building with "08" on the door. Victor Caddy Davies is 4th from the right in the back row.
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PHO2013-0142

Name/Title
William Henry Foreman, seated in an armchair.
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WD.066742

Victor Caddy Davies and his wife Dorothy Davies standing with a man who is possibly Leolin Davies. Victor Davies is in the centre and is wearing a dark suit with a yellow flower in his left lapel. Leolin is wearing a grey jacket over a brown jersey. Dorothy Davies has a fur stole around her shoulders and is wearing a hat and glasses. They are standing in front of a white weatherboard building.
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PHO2013-0144

Photograph of three women and four men on a large haystack. The three women may be sisters Zoe and Florence Watkin Sheard and either their mother Clara Elizabeth Sheard (nee Watkin) or their cousin Bessie. The women are all wearing light tone dresses and sunhats. The man on top of the stack is possibly Albert Sheard, Clara's husband, who was refered to as a "master stacker." There are three other men working on the stack. A light tone horse is in standing in front of the stack and another horse is partially visible on the left.
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PHO2014-0030

Clara Sheard and her daughter Zoe Rowan (nee Sheard) on Devon Street, New Plymouth. Clara is wearing a floral patterned dress with a long coat. She has a handbag in the crook of her left arm and is carrying another bag in her left hand. She is wearing glasses and a hat decorated with flowers. Zoe is wearing a light tone patterned dress with a belt and white gloves. She has a white handbag in the crook her her left arm. She is also wearing a hat. A vehicle is partially visible behind them. The building in the background has signs for Hotel Imperial, a hairdresser, De Reszke, and Park Drive.
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PHO2014-0031

Studio portrait of Albert Chernell Mason in military uniform. He has a star on each lapel and his hair is parted at the side. The photograph is oval and has been adhered to a brown cardboard mount that has also been cut into an oval.

Albert Mason was from New Plymouth and was working as a boot repairer before enlisting as a private with the 18th Reinforcements, Specialist Machine-Gun Section. He died in the Battle of the Somme, France, on 27 March 1918.
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PHO2014-0388

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View of several buildings and a gathering in Waitara. The foreground shows a road running in front of the buildings in the midground, with a tent-like structure visible on the right.
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PHO2015-0040

Name/Title
View of several buildings and a gathering in Waitara. The foreground shows a road running in front of the buildings in the midground, with a tent-like structure visible on the right. There is also a bridge in the foreground on the left.
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PHO2015-0044

Composite photograph showing a large family group gathered for the Golden Wedding Celebration of Ruth and Joe Corney. The group is gathered in a forest setting with trees behind. Three portraits of young men are superimposed into the lower section of the image. Two of the three portraits that have been added show Clarence Corney (left) and Bert Laurence (right) wearing military uniform while William Laurence in the centre portrait is wearing a three-piece suit. The portraits have been placed over the original photograph and the whole composition re-photographed. The photograph is mounted on card.

Back row, left to right: Clarice Corney (later Anderson), Lucy Corney, Sidney Laurence, Ellen Laurence (later Vickers), Edith Laurence, Frank Laurence, Elsie Corney (later Hunt), Veta Corney (later Capper), Ethel Corney (later Gear), Leonora Corney (later Hunwick, then Law), Eileen Corney (later Burton), Ethel Corney (later Clough).

Second to back row, left to right: Jack Corney, Lizzie Laurence (later Rutter), Ruth Laurence (later Kilsby), Harry Knowles holding baby Alfred Knowles, Clara Knowles (nee Laurence), Grace Laurence (later Rowlands), Harriet Corney, Florence Corney, Rose Corney, Tom Corney, Doris Langley (later Coles), Frank Corney.

Third row from back, left to right: Mabel Corney (nee Alexander) holding baby Roger Corney, Joe Corney, Mary Corney (nee Curd), Bert Laurence, Marena Laurence holding baby Edward Knowles, Joe Corney, Ruth Corney, Maida Corney (later Burgess), William Corney holding son William Albert Corney, Nellie Corney (later Langley), Wright Langley, Minnie Corney (nee Tuck), Arthur Corney holding Geoffrey Corney.

Front row, left to right: Ada Corney (later Cadestrom), George Corney, Eric Corney, Frederick Corney, George Laurence, Harry Laurence, Harold Corney, Cedric Corney, Nita Langley, Kathleen Corney, Joyce Corney, Phyllis Corney.

Insets, left to right: Clarence Corney, William Laurence, Bert Laurence.
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PHO2015-0051

Name/Title
Bust portrait of politician Sydney George Smith. Sydney is shown wearing a dark jacket and waistcoat over a light shirt with a dark bowtie. The background is completely dark.
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PHO2015-0114

Name/Title
Portrait of Henry Des Forges (1830-1906). Depicts Des Forges as a young man. He is seated and visible from the waist up. He is wearing a dark suit with a white shirt, waistcoat and scarf tied at the neck. He has some sort of metal ornament attached to his waistcoat. One arm rests on a chair and the other in his lap.
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A66.160

Name/Title
Red cotton sundress with sprays of blue, red, white, green and yellow. Fitting bodice with narrow shoulder straps which thread through loops down the back and tie at the waist. Circular skirt. Fully lined in red.
Accession No
A92.769

Name/Title
A blue/green/lavender chiffon cape which is an oblong shape with the neck scooped out and slit to form the front opening which fastens with two grey buttons and embroidered button holes.
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A92.768

Name/Title
Blue/green lavender chiffon dress with narrow shoulder strap ties. A full circular skirt and fully lined with blue taffeta.
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A92.767

Name/Title
Red cotton floral sleeveless bolero. Ties at front
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A92.770

Name/Title
Long full skirted, pale green patterned dress featuring repetitive head and shoulder portraits of a young woman within a floral framework of lavender and green. Sleeveless with a low neckline surrounded by a cape-like collar. Skirt has pale blue taffeta lining.
Accession No
A92.771

Name/Title
Black crepe evening gown with a "bra" top which ties in a small bow centre front. Multiple shoulder straps (three narrow ones on each side). Criss cross over to the lower cut back. Full circular skirt. Narrow matching belt.
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A92.779

Name/Title
White silk taffeta full length gown. Has fully gathered skirt and a close fitting basque forming a "V" in the front. Deep "V" neckline back and front. Puffed sleeves. Eight pink and white organdie flowers attached to back of seam of basque. Back zip fastening. c1982.
Accession No
A92.739

Name/Title
Black evening gown of chiffon over satin. Bodice of chiffon is a 94cm rectangle with a high neck and back opening thus giving a cape-like effect and is attached to the circular skirt. The attached satin underskirt has a fitted bodice, 2cm wide shoulder straps and a flared skirt.
Accession No
A92.780

Name/Title
Sleeveless, full length blue floral nylon dress. Low cut, cross over back with narrow ties at the waistline - tying in the front. Slim fitting long skirt flaring from the knee line due to eight godet insertions. Zipper back fastening. Fully lined with blue taffeta.
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A92.772

Name/Title
Cream wool full length circular skirt. Scooped front neckline. Long fitted sleeves. Puffed above the elbow. White taffeta underskirt attached at waistline. 55cm nylon zip fastening at back.
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A92.778

Name/Title
Bright orange/yellow floral on navy background. Long sleeves with white crepe buttoned cuffs. Horse shoe shaped neckline - white crepe collar. Fitted bodice. Circular skirt. Buttoned from neck to hemline - full length. c1965.
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A92.777
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