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Homestead and barn at Merton on the outskirts of New Plymouth. Cleared land, felled trees and stumps are visible in the foreground. A single cow is situated in the lower right corner. The cottage was originally called "French's house" when Henry and James Richmond lived in it in May 1851. The cottage was enlarged and improved to become "New Merton" and became the Richmond's first homestead.
Accession No
TM.2002.121

View of a two-storied house once located at 234 Devon Street East and 236 Courtenay Street, New Plymouth. The house is white with green window frames and detailing. The house is situated amidst a large garden. A lawn dominates the foregound. There is a large tree planted at the edge of the lawn, in front of the house. A wheelbarrow sits on the lawn on the left. The house was built for Dr David Wylie in 1910. From 1927 to 1950 it was the home of Monica and Rex Brewster. It was demolished some time in the 1970s.
Accession No
PA2012.025

A framed oil painting by Bernard Aris of St Mary's Church, New Plymouth 1954.
Accession No
PA2004.024

A shrub lined and uneven packed dirt road is pictured at the bottom centre of the painting leading off into the hills to the left. Inglewood township is located in the centre of the image with Mt. Taranaki/Egmont towering over it. Smoke rises from several sites in the painting.
Accession No
A96.981

Richmond Cottage (formerly known as Beach Cottage) from the west surrounded by a picket fence. The house is positioned in the lower left corner of sketch, with the top of Paritutu visible in the distance.
Accession No
A93.839

View of Mount Taranaki from Fitzroy, New Plymouth. Houses pictured in the foreground.
Accession No
A75.630

Watercolour by Bernard Aris depicting a view of Taranaki taken from the slopes of Mt Taranaki/Egmont. Brown cottage with red roof in left foreground (depicted from the rear), a corrogated iron shed is situated lower down the slopes. Large, possibly dead, tree to right of cottage in foreground. Beyond the buildings is a view of Taranaki farm land and Mt Ruapehu.
Accession No
A75.629

Watercolour depicting a view of a red implement shed beside which two tall poles with a cross-piece along the top stand. Hills and Mount Taranaki/Egmont in the distance. Colours of each section (written in pencil) visible in places.
Accession No
A75.600

Print by Bernard Aris depicting St Mary's Church, New Plymouth. Shows church from Powderham Street view with footpath and part of road in foreground.
Accession No
A75.569

Small print by Bernard Aris depicting St Andrews Church, New Plymouth.
Accession No
A75.568

Pencil sketch depicting D. Newman's Boot Repair Shop. Building/shop dominates middle of image with footpath and road in immediate foreground. Signage on shop awning reads: "For Sale / Leather, Nails and Rubber Heels/ D. Newman Boot Repairer". Another awning belonging to a shop further along the road reads: "H. Mead Ltd / Baker".
Accession No
A75.557

Sketch depicting chickens scratching about in a fenced off section. Immediately behind fence are two large trees and another residence.
Accession No
A75.556

Name/Title
Pencil sketch looking up Devon Street West, New Plymouth from Brougham Street, depicting Teeds & Co. Chemist on the right side, trams and people outside Avery's Bookshop on the left side, clock tower further along the street. Two dogs playing in the middle of the street.
Accession No
A75.554

Name/Title
Depicts railway station scene with the telegraph office and buildings on the left and trains (and tracks) dominating most of the picture to the right and in foreground. Work has a "smoggy" appearance.
Accession No
A75.542

Jane Maria and Arthur Atkinson's house at Hurworth on Carrington Road. Depicts typical New Zealand colonial house with bay window at front - house slightly side on and backs onto a cleared hill. Bush and tall trees in background. Cleared land with felled trees in foreground. Along the lower edge of the drawing are handwritten numerals (in pencil): "1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6". On the reverse is an inscription written (also in pencil) by Jane Maria Atkinson which reads: "1 is at present the kitchen window. 2 our bedroom, but in another fortnight it will be the kitchen window and No. 1 our bedroom. We make the change because it is not convenient to have the room one sleeps in a passage room and that the sitting room and kitchen may be close together. 3 the bay window and 4 and 5 are sitting room windows, 6 window of Lely's bedroom. 1, 2, and 3 look due east to the Henui river. 4, 5, and 6 due North, we see towards the road from them, I shall have a wider view next year when the bush between our clearing and D. Atkinson's is to be felled. We see the back end of Harry's house from the North windows, he lies North west of us. The front door so to speak, is at the back of the house in a passage between the two bodies of the house and connecting them. The fence in the front is going to be moved so as to enlarge the garden considerably and the gate will be moved to the right a good way so that a path from it may lead naturally to the door."
Accession No
A75.462

View of a mission building on top of a brown, barren hill. Child and woman centre left foreground. Unfinished pencil outline of male figure? on path half way down hill. Small green hedge runs along base of hill and half way along middle of hill. Painted in predominately blue and brown hues with touch of green.
Accession No
A75.419

Exterior of the old General Post Office, Devon Street, New Plymouth. Several figures are visible on the pavement outside the post office and a truck is backed up to the building. A flag is flying from the top of the clock tower. Another building is visible next to the post office and another can be seen at the end of the street.
Accession No
A70.078

Interior view of Rollo & Millar foundry, New Plymouth. Two figures are pictured working at a bench next to an open furnace. Machinery in the foreground.
Accession No
A70.077

Black and white woodcut by Bernard Aris of St Mary's Church, New Plymouth. View from Powderham Street.
Accession No
A70.075

Ink and wash sketch based on two photographs taken of New Plymouth (VNP 100-P) in 1859, this work depicts a view of Devon Street looking towards Moturoa. Paritutu and the Sugar Loaves visible in the background.
Accession No
A70.074

View of the Camphouse and a smaller building, North Egmont, Mount Taranaki. Road in foreground and power pole with power lines pictured on the right of the image. Vegetation visible both foreground and background. Background dominated by the slopes of Mount Taranaki.
Accession No
A70.069

View of Harlech Castle on an outcrop of rock, Wales.
Accession No
A70.034

Exterior view of Waldie's Flats, now known as the Devonport Flats, on St Aubyn Street, New Plymouth. Trees and shrubs in the foreground. The flats were built for Mr A. B. Waldie.
Accession No
A66.685

Monochromatic watercolour of James Thomas Shaw's Cottage, New Plymouth. Mattboard annotated with: "The Shaw Cottage / Erected 1841 by the late Mr J T Shaw / from material brought from England". The site of the cottage was behind the present Post Office block.
Accession No
A65.922

Monochromatic watercolour of the Round House, New Plymouth. Mattboard annotated with note "The Round House / Erected by Mr Thomas Hurst from material / brought from England 1852". The Round House was erected in 1852 on Devon Street, then later moved to Courtenay Street in 1905. It was demolished in 1938.
Accession No
A65.921
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