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Poster. 'Nga Kakahu Tuku Iho: Garments from the Past'. Exhibition Poster for Maori Weaving Exhibition at Taranaki Museum. May 11-June 21 1987
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Poster. '40th Jubilee: Young Photographers Exhibition'. Sponsored by Ivon Watkins Dow Ltd. as part of the celebration of the company's 40th year. Exhibition Poster for the Taranaki Museum.
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Poster. 'Taranaki Museum Education Service'. Depicts illustration of Mount Taranaki. Artwork by Peter Lambert.
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Poster. 'Dragon Street'. Exhibition Poster for Taranaki Museum. Exhibition of works by Ben Diment.
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Poster. 'Reactions: Recent Works by Rae Priest'. 8-28 May 1992. Exhibition Poster for the Taranaki Museum.
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Poster. '29th New Zealand International Exhibition of Photography'. Exhibition Poster for the Taranaki Museum. Also advertises Slide show that is being screened at State Insurance Theatre.
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Poster. 'Sugar Loaf Islands and Marine Park: a selection of prints by Michael Smither. Exhibition Poster for the Taranaki Museum. 12 December 1986 - 15 February 1987.
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Poster. 'Colour and Shape: Tom Mutch'. Exhibition poster for the Taranaki Museum. 22 March-2 May 1989.
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Poster. 'The Last Two Years: Watercolours and oils by Rae Priest'. Exhibition Poster for the Taranaki Museum. 31 October - 3 December 1989.
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Poster. 'People: Exhibition by Peter Lambert'. Exhibiton poster for the Taranaki Museum. September 13 to October 23, 1989.
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Poster. 'Pretty Basic Stuff: An Exhibition of Watercolours by Jill Joyce'. Exhibition Poster for the Taranaki Museum. 22 July - 21 August 1986. Sponsored by Lamberts.
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Poster. 'And There's More... Watercolours by Lois F. Connell'. Exhibition Poster by Taranaki Museum. September 26 - November 4.
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Collection of 67 books belonging to Charles Armitage Brown and later Thomas King.
Charles Armitage Brown landed in New Plymouth, New Zealand on the passenger ship the Oriental on 7 November 1841. Here he joined his only son, Carlino, who had sailed to New Zealand aboard the Amelia Thompson earlier in 1841. Along with an assortment of goods brought to New Plymouth, including a saw mill and a fifteen horsepower steam engine, Charles included a chest of books from his extensive library.
Of the 67, books 47 are a part of a Theatre collection. This collection of Theatre volumes are comprised of individual works bound together as a collection presumably for Charles, as a part of his own personal library. The Theatre volumes are numbered up to 53; six of these missing from the original series.The remaining 20 books of Brown’s collection are various titles including the ancient classics - Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad and Vigil’s Aeneid, as well as The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr E Young, Dryden and Fables and volumes III and IV of the Latin Teatro Comico Dell’ Avvocato Alberto Mota. Also included are six larger volumes titled Old Plays 1 through to 6. The most significant text in the collection is Fairfax’s Tasso. The Tasso contains the bookplate of Charles Cowden Clarke and writing identified by Keats scholar John Barnard as belonging to the hand of Clarke. Most significantly however, is that this edition of Tasso was listed by Charles amongst Keats belongings at the time of his death.
After the untimely death of Charles in 1842 his collection of books were passed by Carlino onto Thomas King.
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Architectural plan showing the first floor of the War Memorial Library, Museum and Hall created by architects Taylor and Collins in April 1956. Areas on the plan have been annotated with the locations of museum exhibits for the Taranaki Museum.
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