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Oil painting depicting a canoe containing four Maori is in the foreground and hilly bush in the background. There is a niu pole and gravesite in the mid ground beside three whare. There is a Roman Catholic Mission church beside a bend in the river. Copy of a sketch by John Skinner Esq.
Accession No
A66.086

High cliff pictured in the foreground with waves crashing at its base. Another cliff is visible in the background. A ship is pictured on the horizon. Gulls are flying.
Accession No
A66.107

Small oil painting entitled "Twilight in the rain at Port Taranaki". Depicts a view of Newton King Wharf from near the old Paladium.
Accession No
A66.114

Painting of Mt Taranaki/Egmont with a winding dirt track, two men, cows and trees in foreground.
Accession No
A66.116

Name/Title
Portrait of an unknown Maori woman. She is seated and is wearing a cloak draped over one shoulder. The other shoulder is bare. She has long, dark hair. Her head is tilted to the side and she is looking away from the viewer.
Accession No
A66.131

Name/Title
Portrait of Henry Des Forges (1830-1906). Depicts Des Forges as a young man. He is seated and visible from the waist up. He is wearing a dark suit with a white shirt, waistcoat and scarf tied at the neck. He has some sort of metal ornament attached to his waistcoat. One arm rests on a chair and the other in his lap.
Accession No
A66.160

Oil painting on white glass depicting a whare on a lake edge with small group of people (in red and white) at front. A pataka (storehouse) is pictured behing the whare. Small waka with three people in water in front of whare. Large tree fern in lower left foreground.
Accession No
A66.666

The colours, or standards, of the Taranaki Militia and Volunteers. The colours feature two flags and the British Crown.
Accession No
A66.725

Painted version of the colours and battle honours of the 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot of the British Army.
Accession No
A66.792

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

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
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

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
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

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
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

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

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

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

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
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

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
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