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Head and shoulder portrait of a young woman (possibly Mary Humphries, wife of Dr Humphries). She is wearing a black dress with cream lace frill around neck and a red velvet-like fabric cap trimmed with cream lace and decorated with pearls.
Accession No
TM.1999.039

Lithograph depicting Te Whiti and Tītokowaru discussing the question, 'what is peace?'. Both men are represented in a Greek style. Te Whiti is wearing a cloak and hat and is holding a taiaha. Tītokowaru is wearing a chequered blanket and is holding a tewhatewha. His hat is resting against his seat. Both men are bent over a small table and are gesturing with one hand. On the left of the image a statue of Captain Cook is camouflaged in a tree, possibly a rata. Another tree, also possibly a rata, is visible on the right of the image. Vegetation including ferns is depicted in the foreground and middleground. Mount Taranaki dominates the background.
Accession No
PA2012.030

Lithograph depicting a Greek belly amphora decorated with scenes relating to the Taranaki Wars (1860-1866) and Tītokowaru's War (June 1868 to March 1869). All the figures represented on the amphora are in Greek style. The main frieze on the body of the amphora shows Riwha Tītokowaru sitting on a tree stump while prodding the embers of a fire with a stick. He is wearing a hat and chequered blanket. He is framed by two ponga trees. A bird with wings depicted as stylised eyes sits in the tree behind Tītokowaru. Behind that tree another Greek vase sits on the ground holding a tewhatewha and a cross. A taniwha figure is pictured in front of the opposite ponga tree. The friezes above the central image show settlers arriving on ships and pulling carts in convoy, a line of sheep and Mount Taranaki. The friezes below the central image show more processions of settlers arriving with carts and goods.
Accession No
PA2012.029

Name/Title
Lithograph depicting four Greek neck and belly amphora vases decorated with various scenes relating to the Taranaki Wars (1860-1866) and Tītokowaru's War (June 1868 to March 1869). The vases are individually titled and all the figures are depicted in a Greek style. The vase depicted top left is titled "Neck Amphora by the Confiscation Painter, 1865-66, Side A: Teatime in Taranaki" and shows a settler family seated at a table eating a meal in a wooden hut. A dog sits begging for food at their feet. Part of Mount Taranaki is visible through the hut window. A figure wearing a lion skin is depicted digging on the neck of the vase. The vase depicted top right is titled "Neck Amphora by the Confiscation Painter, 1865-66, Side B: The Lost Harvest", which shows several figures on horseback brandishing weapons. A whare [Māori house] is burning behind them. Several figures are running away from the fire. A cabbage tree and other vegetation is visible in the foreground of the vase's body. A figure wearing a lion skin is looking through a surveying tool on the neck of the amphora. The vase depicted lower left is titled "Belly Amphora by the Provocation Painter 1868-69, Side A: The Burning Homestead" and shows a woman mourning over the body of a man. Two figures stand watching with their arms around each other. Two other figures carrying weapons are running from the scene. A burning hut is depicted on the neck of the amphora. The vase depicted lower right is titled "Belly Amphora by the Provocation Painter, 1868-69, Side B: Titokowaru waits" and shows Māori fortifications including trenches and wooden palisading. A tree and ferns are depicted on the left side of the vase. A small bird sits in the tree. Three figures with bird bodies and holding musical instruments are depicted on the neck of the amphora.
Accession No
PA2012.028

Sketch of "The Pines", the house of Major Charles (Carlino) Brown, son of Charles Armitage Brown. The house is pictured on a ridge. A river is visible in the foreground. Hills and vegetation in the middleground. The sketch is included in a sketchbook attributed to one of Major Charles (Carlino) Brown's daughters. However, the inscription on the inside cover reads "Constance W. Rowe / Taranaki / April 2nd 1880" - it is unclear if this inscription indicates the name of the actual artist.
Accession No
PA2011.111

Sketch of the New Zealand Titanic Steel and Iron Company Ltd near the mouth of the Te Henui River, New Plymouth. The factory is pictured in the centre of the image. The Te Henui River is visible in the foreground. The sketch is included in a sketchbook attributed to one of Major Charles (Carlino) Brown's daughters. However, the inscription on the inside cover reads "Constance W. Rowe / Taranaki / April 2nd 1880" - it is unclear if this inscription indicates the name of the actual artist.
Accession No
PA2011.110

Name/Title
Sketch of the Te Henui River mouth. A building and two figures can be seen in the foreground. A collection of buildings, possibly the New Zealand Titanic Steel and Iron Company Ltd, are visible in the middleground on the right of the image. The sketch is included in a sketchbook attributed to one of Major Charles (Carlino) Brown's daughters. However, the inscription on the inside cover reads "Constance W. Rowe / Taranaki / April 2nd 1880" - it is unclear if this inscription indicates the name of the actual artist.
Accession No
PA2011.103

Setting sun framed between two copses of tall trees. Pasture and lahar mounds in foreground/middleground. Rendered in greens, blacks, pinks, yellow, orange and purple.
Accession No
A98.631

View of Oakura River mouth and sea beyond at sunset.
Accession No
A98.622

Rural view of farmland and buildings. Grass and a hedge are pictured in the foreground. A fence runs across farmland in the middleground. Two buildings and several power poles are pictured in the background along with a bank of large trees.
Accession No
A98.621

Portrait painting of unknown boy. He is rather chubby and is clothed in a brown suit with white frilly collar. Thought to be Samuel Newell as a boy - Newell arrived in New Plymouth on the 'St Michaell' in December 1852 and became the licensee of the Masonic Hotel.
Accession No
A66.154

Name/Title
Unframed screenprint depicting Mount Taranaki. Blue hills in forefront, with lighter blue of the mountain. The top of the image is yellow, with lightness covering the top third of the mountain.
Accession No
A65.620

Name/Title
Print entitled "First Light". depicts a two tone mountain (Mt Taranaki / Egmont). The upper part is silver grey, the lower is royal blue set against a golden sky, and a navy blue range in the foreground.
Accession No
A65.619

Name/Title
Portrait of Michael Smither rendered in rainbow colours and set against a blue/grey background.
Accession No
A65.616

Name/Title
View of Mount Taranaki.
Accession No
A65.615

Name/Title
An unframed screen print depicting Mt Taranaki as a white flecked, blue grey mountain against a blue sky in the background, green trees midground, and a flecked brown field in the foreground.
Accession No
A65.614

A screen print entitled "Minarapa Rd, Sunset". Black trees on a black foreground against an orange to yellow to light green sky.
Accession No
A65.612

Name/Title
Unframed screenprint depicting Mount Taranaki. Blue mountain with peak covering a little under half the image. The sky gradiates from yellow at the bottom to cyan at the top.
Accession No
A65.608

Unframed screenprint depicting Mount Taranaki. Green foreground depicting grass. The mountain is blue showing the sunrise effect from the pink sky.
Accession No
A65.606

Name/Title
Depicts blue river melting into black background, with bank displaying red and yellow flowers and rushes.
Accession No
A65.605

Name/Title
Unframed screenprint depicting Mt Taranaki. Mountain is blue, with light covering top third. The sky on the right hand side is an apricot colour fading to a lighter version on the left hand side.
Accession No
A65.604

Name/Title
Unframed screenprint depicting Mount Taranaki. Four blues are used, with white showing sunlight on the top side of the snow cap.
Accession No
A65.603

Name/Title
An unframed screen print depicting Mt Taranaki showing snow on both Fantham's Peak and the main peak. The background is a strong yellow sunset colouring.
Accession No
A65.602

Name/Title
Unframed screenprint depicting Mt Taranaki. The sky is coloured in a soft green/yellow hue.
Accession No
A65.601

Name/Title
Unframed screenprint depicting Mount Taranaki from the Okato side of the mountain. Blacks and blues are the colours used. Trees and bushes break the foreground.
Accession No
A65.600
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