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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

Early New Plymouth street scene depicting the corner of Brougham and Devon Streets. Three buildings in middleground with horse and cart standing on road in front. Middle shop has a small golden boot at front. This shop belonged to boot maker Thomas Wood, and was called "The Golden Boot". Methodist Church can just be seen top left on the hill. A small number of people stand around the block of buildings.
Accession No
TM.2000.147

Thomas Wood's property in New Plymouth located approximately where Centre Court/TSB building is currently situated. Painting depicts a small building middleground with "T. Wood" printed above the door. A large gold-coloured boot is also above door. A number of similar dwellings are located to the right of the property. Dirt road in immediate foreground. Mt Taranaki/Egmont and Ranges is visible in the background.
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TM.2000.146

Name/Title
Woodcut print depicting the Titoki (Alectryon excelsus) plant with leaves and berries enclosed in capsules. Rendered in green, ochre, black and red paint.
Accession No
PA2008.096

Name/Title
Woodcut print depicting four leaves of the Karaka (cornyocarpus laevigatus) plant with eight berries. Rendered in green and yellow paint.
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PA2008.095

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

Name/Title
Colour woodblock print by John Lysaght Moore titled "Poroporo" 19/ up to 500. Depicts the purple flower and three fingered leaves of the Poroporo plant.
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A85.205

Watercolour depicting a Mt. Egmont Buttercup in bud and blossom. The background shows a mountain ridge with traces of snow and tussock vegetation.
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A85.198

Watercolour view of the Alpha Flour Mill (middleground), Carrington Road (left), Huatoki Stream (middle foreground), and Mt. Taranaki/Egmont (background). Man and woman walking on bridge left foreground.
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A79.873

View of New Plymouth c.1863 taken from approximately the junction of Liardet and Gill Streets. Mt Taranaki/Egmont, Marsland Hill and barracks visible in background. Figure in blue jacket on horse in foreground.
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A79.837

Lower Carrington Road with Alpha Flour Mill on the lower left next to Huatoki Stream and the residence of A.R. Standish (the "Mace House") on the left. Mt. Taranaki/Egmont is visible in the right background.
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A79.836

View of lower Brougham Street, New Plymouth. Buildings include the Taranaki (now Royal) Hotel, News Office and Native Office. Male figure loading horse and cart in middle foreground.
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A79.835

Settlers house believed to be in Powderham Street, New Plymouth, showing development of flower and vegetable garden with a summer house. Mount Taranaki/Egmont visible in background.
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A79.834

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."
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A75.462

Residence of Garland William Woon (1831-1895), who arrived in New Plymouth in 1852 and was the first proprietor of Taranaki Herald. Two storey house with veranda on hillside (Churchill Heights). Paritutu and Sugar Loaves are visible in the background. Two figures in the left foreground.
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A75.437

View of central New Plymouth from lower Liardet Street looking towards Marsland Hill and Mt Taranaki / Egmont. Figure in red jacket on horse in foreground.
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A75.426

View of Upper Brougham Street, New Plymouth c.1862-65. Post Office to the left, Devon Street leading up to the White Hart Hotel, and the Primitive Methodist Church visible right background. Huatoki Valley in foreground with two cattle pulling cart.
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A75.423

Residence of Mrs William Honeyfield at Moturoa, circa 1870. Hongi Hongi lagoon is visible in the left middleground and Sugar Loaf Islands in the background. Three cattle in the lower right corner and a flock of sheep near the foreshore. The Honeyfield residence was built by Richard (Dicky) Barret, pioneer trader and whaler of Moturoa.
Accession No
A66.460

View of H. W. Leatham's cottage in Woolcombe Terrace. Depicts a small, shingle roof, vertical board and battern cottage with a paling fence in front and Mt Taranaki/Egmont visible behind. Three children (Eliza Leatham, Mary Hursthouse, and Mary Leatham) and two goats are in front of the fence.
Accession No
A65.915

View of New Plymouth looking up the Huatoki River. Taken from the old footbridge at the back of the Taranaki (now Royal) Hotel. [Currie Lane]. Shows Gilmour's Store, Brougham Street in the foreground and Marsland Hill with barracks in the background. Man on footbridge in immediate foreground.
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A65.910

View of central New Plymouth from Liardet/Gill Street area. Wesleyan Methodist Church (left), St Mary's Anglican Church (right) and Marsland Hill and barracks centre right.
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A65.888

Liardet Street, New Plymouth. Marsland Hill Barracks in right background. Street in foreground on which there is a cart with two oxen and a small number of people.
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A65.887

Two storied farmhouse in grass clearing with stumps and logs in foreground. Mt Taranaki/Egmont is visible in the background. The name "Merton" was given to the farm by James and Henry Richmond after their hometown near Wimbledon, England. The house was built by them in 1851.
Accession No
A64.810

Woodcut print depicting Senecio Alfred Atkinson (now known as Brachyglottis Alfred Atkinson) with daisy-like flowers on stems with leaves. Rendered in black ink.
Accession No
A57.526

Name/Title
Woodcut print depicting a Kiekie (Freycinetia banksii) branch with long cane-like leaves. Rendered in black ink.
Accession No
A57.524
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