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Black and white photocopied poster depicting two figures on left hand side and text on the right. Two figures on left are Greg Burke (Director of Govett-Brewster Art Gallery) and Hamish Keith (Art Collector). Text on left hand side is concerned with post modernist theory and its pretentions. Copied from two original works by Peter Lambert. 1998. In good condition - excluding corners where ????? has been used to remove sellotape adhesive and caused ink to run.
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Photograph print packet. Folded textured paper stapled at top and bottom with Crago Studios stamp and packet detail label.
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Ephemera related to Dale Copeland's project 'Reflect Collateral Damage'. Includes working drawings, plans, scale model and book by Dale 'New Plymouth's Mine', which relates the history of the mine and the ‘Reflect Collateral Damage' project.
The 'Reflect Collateral Damage' project involved using the remains of a German WWII mine which washed ashore in New Plymouth in 1943. In 2014, Dale was commissioned by Port Taranaki Ltd and the Art in Public Places Trust to create a permanent display using the mine.
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Collection of ephemera related to Taranaki fibre artist Viv Davy's tapestry of a washing machine titled 'An Old Friend'. Collection includes a hand-drawn pattern, a thread 'recipe' for the bottom section of the tapestry, a sample of the black wool from the tapestry background, a sample of raw silk thread, a light green sample of hand-dyed silk thread and six mixed thread samples.

The collection was donated by Davy along with the tapestry following the inclusion of the tapestry in Puke Ariki's art exhibition 'Home Work: Taranaki Art Now' (7 June - 24 August 2014).
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Interpretation by Ralda Campbell of the Bas-Relief carving in Kohi, Waverley by Les Mackie. Areas on the relief of the carving are marked by numbers with corresponding interpretations written underneath.
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A Taranaki Herald Centennial Supplement, 9 March 1940, edition containing articles by Fred Butler. Also a number of handwritten draft articles for the centennial supplement by Fred Butler.
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James [Jim] Garcia was born in Richmond, Melbourne on 13 January 1875. He began his schooling at Yarra Park State School until his family immigrated to Thames in 1886 where he attended Te Aroha Primary and later Thames High School.
After finishing high school he began work in the offices of the Thames Star and Thames Advertiser papers, he later became an agent for these papers in Paeroa. Later in Thames Jim gained employment as an accountant and manager for Mr W. Forrest, timber merchant.
In about 1902 Jim shifted to Inglewood to work for Henry Brown and Company saw millers.
In 1907 Jim moved to Opunake and became manager of the Opunake branch of Brown’s Mill. During this time he also began work as a local correspondent for the Daily News and became involved with the distribution of the paper. While in Opunake he met Mary Willcox from Rahotu. They were married at the home of Paul Willcox on 30 September 1908.
In April, 1909 Jim moved to New Plymouth where he worked for the Daily News – eventually as a reporter. He also wrote articles for the Truth and Free Lance alongside other periodicals. In 1940 he wrote the book ‘Centennial History of Whangamomona’ for the Whangamomona Centennial Celebrations Committee.
Jim was very community focussed; he held various positions in the Anglican Church and in Masonic lodges. He was a founder member of the Home and School Association, a chairman of the North Taranaki School Committees’ Association, and President for of the New Zealand School Committees’ Association. He was also elected a member of the Taranaki Education Board, but died before taking his seat. He acted on the management committee of the Taranaki Rugby Union for approximately 30 years and was the president of the Taranaki Boxing Association and Taranaki Federation.
In July 1943 Jim died after collapsing in Devon Street. A very large funeral was held in St Mary’s Anglican Church.
Collection consistes of a letter book belonging to Jim for the period 11 May 1903 - 27 April 1909. A full transcript of the letter book is available.
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Illustrated poem on turning 50 by Dale Copeland. Printed and handbound by Copeland . Limited edition of five copies produced, 2/5 in series. Signed by Dale Copeland.
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Book by Dale Copeland containing over 100 images of assemblage artworks submitted for the International Collage Exchange programme (previously called 'The Baker's Dozen International Collage Exchange').
The International Collage Exchange is administered by Dale Copeland. Participants are encouraged to create 13 assemblage pieces roughly 20cm x 26cm in size. These are then sent to Dale where one from each artist will be offered for sale at an exhibition in Taranaki. Another one is chosen to be a part of a month-long exhibition on the Virtual TART site; it will then either be donated to a suitable art institution or will become part of the exchange. The remainder of the collages are shared out into parcels which are sent back to each contributing artist.
Artists included in the book are:
Anne Amerson
Lynda Andrus
Maria Avila
Michael Baggarly
Margaret Bailey
Lois Barton
Judith Bergerson
Joan Browning
Truman Capone
Mary Caro
Alby Carter
Isbelia Casanova
Julia Cates
James Charette
Jette Clover
Joao Colagem
Warren Collins
Joanell Connolly
Dale Copeland
Margarita Djarova
Rachelle Doorley
Avril Doublas
Magda Dudziak
Teresa Eaton
Denise Enslen
Patricia Erbelding
Pat Eriksen
Linda Wood Feldman
Judy Finer
Terri Froelich
Richard Fulham
Elisabetta Gasparini
Susan Mabray Gnaedinger
M.J. Goerks
Amanda Griffin
Kimberly Guevarra
Teri Haugen
Lynette Hensley
Shelley Hershberger
Amarie Hill
Dagmar Hollmers
Elisabeth Holmes
Israel Hughes
Dylan Hunt
Paul Hutchinson
N A Jones
Janet Jones
Cordula Kagemann
Catherine Key
Barbara Koziarski
Joel Lambeth
Jacqueline LeBlanc
Susan Lehman
Laura Lein-Svencner
Monique Levesques
Darren Link
Mary Ellen Long
Janice Lowry
Debra Mackie
Jeanne Mankinen
Juliet McAra
Kelly McVicker
Carol Melichar
Lise Menu-Noack
Lieslie Miller
Rebecca Mooney
Laura Morrison
Kathlyn Moss
Maria Nichita
Wendy Nicholas
Nancy Egol Nikkal
l.m. noonan
Yolanda Odom
Marie Otero
Donna Payton
Sebastiao Pedrosa
Lorraine Pemberton
Sisavanh Phouthavong
R. Prost
Berndt Reichert
Thom Rock
Rhonda Roebuck
Lisa Flowers Ross
Jeanne Roth
Frankie Rouse
Liliana Rusu
Julie Sadler
John Sager
Miglena Savova
Joan Schulze
Nancy Bell Scott
Nicole Shandrew
Mimi Shapiro
Carol Staub
Mica Still
Marie Stockhill
Barbara Stroup
Savina Todorova
Erika Tysse
Pierre Jean Varet
Anne Brennan Vela
Louise Weinberg
Jude Worters
Susan Zipf
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Two editions (No.1 and No.2) of the North Taranaki Foto News, a monthly magazine featuring the social and sporting life of New Plymouth and district. Predates the New Plymouth Photo News.
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In 1959 Clifford Allen, photographer from Inglewood, started up 'Taranaki Spotlight' - a monthly photographic journal covering a variety of provincial activities and functions, including weddings, 21st birthday parties and sport events. The first issue was published February 1959 and the publication folded after the 31st issue in September 1961.
The collection comprises of an incomplete run of 24 volumes of 'Taranaki Spotlight'. Taranaki Spotlight Can be viewed and downloaded on
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Video recording of Ida Gaskin speaking about Welsh poet Dylan Thomas; in conjuction with celebrations of Welsh culture held at Puke Ariki by the Puke Ariki Community Languages Programme in 2011.
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A collection of fifteen printed official New Zealand Scout cards. Artwork on the cards is by Fred Coleman. Cards commemorate such things as appointment of patrol leader, Christmas and New Year.
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Ngati Mutunga 2011. A pictorial wall calendar, one month per page. Includes group and individual images, marae and taonga associated with the iwi.
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A signed copy of Fireside thoughts. Printed by McLeod & Slade, New Plymouth 1941. [28] p. ; 17 cm. Cover title.
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Exhibition of paintings, sculpture and pottery by Taranaki artists. 1998
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Poster for an exhibition of the Practical Education Training Centre students held at the Mayfair Studio, New Plymouth 17-27 November 1997.
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Join a Society of Arts. Exhibition of paintings at the Art Centre, 62 Brougham St, 1st-14th Sept by the "Saturday Art Group".Undated.
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Advertising poster for new work by five Taranaki artists, Pam Dohig, Pauline Giles, Karen Hamer, Jillian Muir, Denise Newland. Exhibition held at Art Gallery, Egmont Street New Plymouth. 23 February - 15 March 1996
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Exhibition of art from George Boys, Kate Millington, Michael Smither, at the Art Gallery, New Plymouth, from 31st October to 21st November 1997.
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Six laminated working drawings produced as illustrations for the children's fiction book 'Te Awa i Tahuti' by Katerina Mataira, illustrated by John Ford, published in 1983. Drawings used as teaching aids by the Taranaki Schools Art cooperative.
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A video of the opening ceremony and exhibits from the exhibition 'Te Puke; Images from within', an exhibition of art and craft produced by inmates of New Plymouth Prison. The exhibition opened with a powhiri arranged by the Prison Maori Culture Group lead by Joe Broughton. 1992
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A full time artist specializing in botanical paintings, Worthington was the winner of a silver medal at the 2003 Royal Horticultural Society art show in London.
She was commissioned by New Zealand Post to produce five stamps and two day covers in Garden Flowers II issue,released on the 2nd June 2004.
A set of the five stamps and first day covers.
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Records of the Taranaki Woolcraft Guild, includes minutes, membership lists and newsletters.
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Oral history. Beverley Jean Rea was born in Whangarei in 1941. She attended design classes at Otago University and took up pottery. She describes various styles of pottery, glazes and firing methods.
Recorded: 19 November 1995
Interviewer: Joy Peckham
Abstraction: Jim Hall
Restrictions: None
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