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Bust portrait of New Zealand Cross winner Francis Joseph (Frank) Mace. He is dressed in a dark suit and tie with white shirt. He is wearing his New Zealand Cross.
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TM2000.242

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Hand coloured photographic portrait of Francis Joseph Mace. Mace is wearing a suit and tie and has a white beard. He is not pictured wearing his New Zealand Cross.
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TM.2000.241

Silver gelatin photograph of the Waitara Freezing Works mounted on card. The large weatherboard-clad building has a fence running along the left side with bushes in front and a tree in the background on the right. There is a dog standing on the left on a path that runs along the front of the building.
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PHO2016-0052

Copy negative of original photograph showing a group of girls from New Plymouth Girls' High School (6th Form) at the beach. From left is Audrey Gale (later Eberlet), Mollie Allen (later White), Mary Brodie (later Hine), Mary Matthews (later Brodie) and Claudia Weston (later Shand). The girls are all wearing swimsuits and standing with their arms around each other.
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PHO2016-0051

Half-plate glass negative showing James Smith standing with an 'Indian' motorbike. Smith is standing in front of a hedge with trees visible behind it. He is wearing a mid-tone jacket and pants with a light shirt, and is also wearing a helmet. There is an unidentified object sitting on the grass on the right.
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PHO2016-0012

Silver gelatin photograph showing teacher Mary Edith Wilmshurst (later Cule) with a group of 12 children. The group is arranged in rows in an outdoor setting with thick bush behind them. Mary Wilmshurst is seated third from right in the middle row. She is wearing a light blouse and a full-length mid tone skirt. The girl to her right is holding Mary's hand. The girls in the group are all wearing light toned dresses while the boys are in shirts and pants with three of the boys also in jackets. The girl third from the left in the middle row is holding a small dog.

The Wilmshurst family lived near the Kahouri stream bridge near Stratford, where they built a small Weslyan church for the local community. This photograph may depict a group from the Sunday school classes they ran there.
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PHO2016-0008

Cabinet card mounted albumen print of J.B. Paton's general store in Stratford, Taranaki. The building has an A-line roof, is clad in weatherboard, and has a lean-to roof extending over the street with five posts supporting it. The posts have stepped pedestal bases with decoratively shaped panels attached to the top of each post. The words "J.B. Paton" and "General Storekeeper" are painted above the lean-to roof with partially obscured writing with the words "Liverpool" and "London" visible along the base of the building in the centre. Hats can be seen inside the front window on the left.

A young boy and two men are standing in front of the store. From left they are Louis De Launay, J.B. Paton, and W. Huggett.
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PHO2015-0281

Opaltype portrait of brothers Robert, Albert, and William Putt (from left). The men are standing in a studio setting with a painted backdrop partially visible behind them on the right. Robert is leaning on a pedestal with his right arm, while Albert is seated on a bench and William is standing with his left hand touching a sheepskin rug. All three men are wearing suits. Details of the opaltype have been drawn over by hand in black and white.

William, Albert and Robert are three of the sons of John Putt and Elizabeth Putt (nee Hart) who arrived in New Plymouth on the 'William Bryan' in 1841.
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PHO2015-0275

Copy negative of original photograph showing a german mine that washed up on the beach at Mōkau, North Taranaki, on December 2 1942. Standing around the mine from left is Beverley Jones, Pam Hepburn (later Morris), Mrs Jones, Gary Jones, Miss O'Lye, Jim Vezey and Jennifer Vezey.
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PHO2015-0270

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Copy photograph of original portrait of General Robert Henry Wynyard, C.B. (1801-1864), 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment. Wynyard was the Superintendant of the Province of Auckland, Commander of the Troops, & Officer administering the Government of New Zealand 1855. He is shown in three-quarter profile seated on a wooden chair, turned towards his right. He is wearing military uniform and his holding a sword in his left hand. His hat is sitting on a table on his right. The photograph is included on page 43 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0262

Copy photograph of original bust portrait of his Excellency General Robert Henry Wynyard, C.B. (1801-1864), 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment. As stated in the caption to the photograph Wynyard was the "Superintendant of the Province of Auckland, Commander of the Troops, & Officer administering the Govt. of New Zealand 1855." Wynyard is seated with his left arm leaning on the back of a chair. He is wearing a dark jacket with layered detailing down the front over a shirt and bow tie. He has short hair and full sideburns. The photograph is included on page 43 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0261

Copy photograph of original double portrait of Lieutenants Henry Duppa Alfred Cutbill and Edward Charles Colley Foster, 12th Regiment. Cutbill is standing with a walking stick in his right hand and is turned towards his right. Foster is seated in a carved chair with his left elbow on the back of the chair and his hand propping up his head. Both men are wearing military uniform. Foster's 12th Regiment cap is sitting on his right leg. The men appear to be outdoors in front of a thatched structure. The reference to "Matauata" in the title may be Mataatua. The photograph is included on page 42 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0254

Copy photograph of original full-length portrait of Lieutenant Edward Charles Colley Foster, 12th Regiment. Foster is standing with his right hand resting on a table and is holding gloves and a walking stick in his left hand. He is wearing military uniform with a sash over his chest. He has a full moustache and beard. The table on Foster's right has a pile of books and a 12th Regiment cap sitting on it, and there is a curtain in the background. The photograph is included on page 42 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0253

Copy photograph of original double portrait of Captain W. Onslow and Lieutenant Ward, 12th Regiment. Onslow is seated on a carved chair with his legs crossed, looking off to his left. Ward is standing with his right hand in his pocket and his 12th Regiment cap in his left hand. A painted studio background with an arched window is visible behind them on the left and there is a geometric patterned rug on the floor. Both men are in military uniform. The photograph is included on page 42 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0252

Copy photograph of original full-length portrait of Lieutenant Wynington, 12th Regiment. Wynington is standing with his legs crossed and his left hand in his pocket and a walking stick in his right hand. He is wearing a dark military jacket and trousers, and a 12th Regiment cap. He also has a fob in his left pocket. There is a painted studio background behind Wynington with a coastal scene visible through an arched window, and a curtain behind him on his left. The photograph is included on page 42 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0251

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Copy photograph of original bust portrait of Doctor Davis, 57th (Middlesex) Regiment. Davis is turned slightly towards his right. He is wearing a dark shirt and has a moustache and a very full beard and sideburns. The photograph has been cut into a circle except for the annotation at the bottom. The photograph is included on page 42 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0250

Copy photograph of original bust portrait of Lieutenant Charles Edward Hurst, 12th Regiment. Hurst is shown looking slightly to his left. He is wearing a dark military jacket. He has a beard, and full moustache and sideburns. The photograph is included on page 42 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0249

Copy photograph showing the monument to the 57th (Middlesex) Regiment at the Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth. The monument is made of a tall obelisk on a series of square bases. There is a fence surrounding the monument with diagonal panels on each side and elaborate caps on the corner posts. Trees are visible in the background. The photograph is included on page 42 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0248

Collection of nine colour photographs from the Liquorland Craft Training School at Oakura Beach and Pukekura Park, November 1985, displayed together in a single mat. The photographs show group training on the lake at Pukekura Park, Ian Ferguson in the Oakura surf, Paul MacDOnald and Ian Ferguson standing together, paddle board technique training, Paul MacDonald in the Taplin Relay changeover, group involvement, the start of the ski race, paddle board instruction and surf ski technique. The photographs are from the collection of the New Plymouth Old Boys' Surf Lifesaving Club.
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PHO2015-0247

Copy photograph of original informal group portrait showing officers from the 57th (Middlesex) Regiment in Whanganui, 1864. The officers are standing in front of a house with a large tree and white picket fence out front. They are wearing a mixture of military and civilian outfits. From left they are Lieutenants Mills, Clayton, Powell, Down (V.C.), Captain Woodall, Colonel Hassard, Major Shortt, Colonel Butler, Ensign Cumming, Doctor Davis and Lieutenant Waller. The photograph is included on page 41 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0246

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Copy photograph of original full-length portrait of Lieutenant Cox, 57th (Middlesex) Regiment. Cox is standng with his right arm leaning on a pedestal and looking off to his right. He is wearing a dark-toned suit with a fob watch and is holding a cane in his left hand. He has a moustache and full beard. There is a curtain behind him on his left. The photograph is included on page 41 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0245

Copy photograph of original full-length portrait of Ensign A.B. Duncan, 57th (Middlesex) Regiment. Duncan is standing and leaning against a pedestal on his left. There is a 57th Regiment hat sitting on the pedestal. Duncan is wearing a dark-toned suit and has a full beard and sideburns. There is a floral curtain on his right. The photograph is included on page 41 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0244

Copy photograph of original full-length portrait of Lieutenant Walter De Warrenne Waller, 57th (Middlesex) Regiment. Waller is standing with his right hand on his hip. There is a pedestal with a 57th Regiment hat on it on his right and a floral curtain on his left. He is wearing military uniform. Waller has a moustache and a full beard. The photograph is included on page 41 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0243

Copy photograph of original full-length portrait of Captain Woodall from the 57th (Middlesex) Regiment. Woodall is standing with his right hand on the back of a wooden chair and there is a table with a lace tablecloth on it to his left. He is wearing a dark-toned suit with a fob chain and knee-high boots. He is holding a walking stick and gloves in his left hand. The photograph is included on page 41 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2015-0242

Copy negative of possible copy of original portrait showing Grace and Thomas Hirst. The couple are seated together in an unknown setting. Grace Hirst is wearing a dark-toned dress with an elaborate light collar and a long headdress with flowers or other decoration on each side of her face. Thomas Hirst is wearing a dark three-piece suit. He has long sideburns. Thomas has his right hand is in his pocket.
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PHO2015-0238
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