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A medium sized black and white charcoal drawing of a bridge, signpost on right with stone wall, trees to the left of the image.
Accession No
TM.2002.343

Name/Title
A black and white charcoal drawing depicting an old building resembling part of a castle, with a tall arch, stones and bolders in foreground and a house in the centre left. Paper has been split in half. Remaining watermark has "TMAN / 80". (TM.2002.346 is a larger watercolour, and has the same watercolour mark in full). Drawing is not signed. Rear has rough outline sketch of same scene. Possibly Miss H Lackworthy is the artist.
Accession No
TM.2002.341

Name/Title
A rectangular piece of card which has been impressed with a bird design, causing the image to stand out. This has then been painted. Image is of two dead birds which are tied and secured to a background of wood.
Accession No
TM.2002.334

Name/Title
An unframed botanical work of oil on canvas. Depicts a specimen of NZ puff ball. Predominant colours - cream coloured puff ball image with an orange coloured background.
Accession No
PA2016.004

Oil painting showing Edward Frederick Hemingway as a child. Hemmingway was born in Yorkshire in 1823 and came to New Zealand in the 1860s with the 43rd Regiment having previously seen service in the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny and Malta. He returned to Europe and served with the Red Cross in the Franco-Prussian War. His son Edward "Ned" Hemingway brought him back to New Zealand when he fell ill and he died in Auckland in 1914. Hemingway is shown in the painting as a young boy wearing a white shirt, rust-coloured vest and brown trousers lying on a bank in the grass. In the foreground there is another unidentified young boy wearing a white shirt with a red scarf who is holding two dogs. The painting is in an impressionist style and has a thick gilded frame.
Accession No
PA2010.128

Monochromatic watercolour and ink painting of the Whitely Mission House, the site of the Rangiatea Girls' Hostel.
Accession No
PA2010.119

Monochromatic painting of Charles Armitage Brown's grave on Marsland Hill, behind St Mary's Church, New Plymouth. His grave is surrounded by cabbage trees and various other vegetation. Painting rendered solely in blue and black.
Accession No
PA2009.143

Name/Title
Portrait of a Maori woman wearing a cloak and holding a large greenstone mere across her chest. She has a large tiki hanging from her neck. She wears a feather in her hair and has several tattooed lines around her mouth. She is also wearing bone (?) earrings. Pictured looking to the right (her left).
Accession No
PA2008.107

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.
Accession No
PA2008.095

Watercolour of kiosk and Poet's Bridge in Pukekura Park with Mount Taranaki in the background. Four figures are pictured walking around Boating Lake. There are also two classical sculptures placed in the lake, one on the right and one on the left. Tall trees are depicted on the left of the image while the vegetation on the bank to the right of Poet's Bridge is sporadic. Vegetation runs along the foreground of the image and a tree partially obscures the kiosk.
Accession No
PA2007.235

Name/Title
Painting of "Kia Ora" steamer, sailing from Waitara to Kawhia, that sunk on 13 June 1907 after striking Piritoki Reef, off Turua Point. Steamer occupies centre of image with a large land mass visible in the background.
Accession No
PA2007.234

A portrait of Edward F Hemingway in military dress. Hemingway is wearing three military medals, two from the Crimean War and one New Zealand Medal. He is shown as an elderly man with a large beard and moustache.
Accession No
PA2007.068

Portrait of Henry Nathanial Rowe, passenger on the "Essex" and husband of Jane Rowe (nee Roberts). Presumably painted from existing photograph (see P.1.5098). Unframed oil on paper with card mount.
Accession No
PA2005.333

Name/Title
Mr Richard Rowe seated on a chair, passenger on the "William Bryan". Presumably painted from existing photograph (see P.1.1637). Unframed, oil on paper with card mount.
Accession No
PA2005.332

Jane Rowe (nee Roberts), passenger on the "Essex" and married H.N.Rowe. Portrait presumably painted from existing photograph of Jane Rowe (P.1.5112). Unframed, oil on paper with card mount.
Accession No
PA2005.331

Name/Title
Watercolour on paper - oval shaped. Has an image of pink and white tiger lilies on one side and a landscaped scene depicting a homestead with a lake in front of it and a person fishing from the lake edge on the other. Unknown artist. c. unknown. In fairly good condition.
Accession No
A96.466

Small oil painting on cardboard of a young boy. Head and shoulder portrait. Painted mostly in a khaki / brown palet. He has short dark hair and is wearing a khaki brown and green shirt with white lines through it. Single white button at throat for fastening. Signed lower right corner "R." - Unknown artist. c.unknown. In fair condition - a little rough around the edges.
Accession No
A96.465

Name/Title
Small oil painting on cardboard of a young girl. Head and shoulder portrait. She has short wavy hair (sandy brown colour) and is wearing a cream dress with a rounded collar. Signed lower right corner "R." - Unknown artist. c.unknown. In fair condition - a little rough around the edges.
Accession No
A96.464

Name/Title
Small oil painting on cardboard of a young boy aged approx three - four years old. Head and shoulder portrait. Painted in a mostly brown palet. He has short sandy brown hair and is wearing a light brown top with a slightly darker brown rounded collar. Single button at front neckline of shirt. Signed lower right corner "R." - Unknown artist. c.unknown. In fair condition - a little rough around the edges.
Accession No
A96.463

Name/Title
View of New Plymouth Public Library / Carnegie Library from corner of Brougham and King streets (main entrance). Following discussions between the mayor of New Plymouth, Mr A.C. Fookes and the American industrialist, Andrew Carnegie, a grant of two thousand five hundred pounds was made on 13 February 1906 to the New Plymouth Borough Council for a new library building. An architectural competition was held, the winning architect being Frank Messenger. The building was formally opened on 1 July 1908 by the Mayor, Mr Gustave Tisch. At this time the museum remained in the old town hall.
Accession No
A95.793

A watercolour entitled "Mt Egmont From Dawson Falls." Primarily bush in foreground with Mt Taranaki/Egmont in the background.
Accession No
A88.811

Watercolour by John Lysaght Moore titled "Mt Egmont from 'Dawson Falls'". Depicts view of mountain and Fanthams peak middle / upper ground with dense bush and two patches of cleared land in foreground. Painted in pale blue, green and grey hues with white highlights on mountain.
Accession No
A88.802

View of the former New Plymouth airport buildings. Control tower under construction.
Accession No
A85.819

View of New Plymouth airport. Control tower under construction. Aeroplane approaching runway in upper left hand corner.
Accession No
A85.818
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