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Hand tinted opaltype portrait of Phillip Eva Junior. He has a black beard and moustache and is wearing a black jacket, black bow tie and white shirt with single gold button at centre front.
Accession No
TM.1998.258

Photograph album belonging to Captain R.T. Blake. The album has 26 double sided pages and contains approx 138 photographs. 122 of these photographs depict people and places in New Zealand while 16 of the photographs are of art works. The photographs include many portraits of Maori and settlers. Some photographs towards the front of the album are likely to be family members of Captain Blake as they are annotated with the surname Blake. There are also portraits of soldiers and companies of the Taranaki wars. As well as the portraits there are many pictures of New Zealand buildings and locations including New Plymouth buildings and locations (Waiwakaiho bridge, Marsland Hill and the Sugar Loaf islands). The majority of photographs are annotated throughout the album. Empty spaces are also annotated where photographs were probably intended to be attached. There is one loose page that has been placed near the middle of the album. It appears to be taken from a different album as it is smaller than the pages in this album. It has photographs of places in Taranaki on it.
The album is bound in green textured leather with a strip of brown leather down the spine and brown leather across the outer corners of the cover.
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PHO2015-0135

Three-quarter studio portrait of George Alfred Adlam, Past Grand Master (1883) of the Loyal Excelsior Lodge of Oddfellows. He wears lodge regalia and holds a gavel. He wears a thick beard. He stands before a table or bench on which there are a small opened book and a larger closed book.
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PHO2013-0067

Portrait of Fred Grundy dressed in a magician's costume including a top-hat and bow-tie. Fred holds a deck of cards in a 'fan' with his left hand and points to the cards with his right hand.
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PHO2013-0033

View of the Camphouse at North Egmont on the slopes of Mount Taranaki. Snow blankets the ground around the camphouse. Two men and a woman are standing in the deep snow. One of the men is wearing a three piece suit and a bowler hat. Mount Taranaki is visible in the background. The Camphouse was originally part of the military barracks complex built on Marsland Hill during the Taranaki Wars.
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PHO2013-0021

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Studio portrait of Ngawaka Taurua. Taurua sits on a chair in a studio setting. There is a column painted on the wall behind him. He wears European dress and shoes. A watch chain is visible across his waistcoat. He wears a thick moustache and chops. Taurua was a member of the Pakakohe hapu of Ngati Ruanui who lived at Hukatere, south of the Patea River.
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PHO2013-0016

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Copy photograph of a sketch of Tataramaika Redoubt from the First Taranaki War. The redoubt is also known as Fort Strange. The original sketch is in the sketch book of Sergeant Hall of the Royal Engineers.
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PHO2013-0013

Part of a larger wedding photograph of the wedding of Wyndham Harry Wills to Josephine Phyllis Green, the rest of the photograph has been lost. The surviving part shows twelve adults and a young boy seated and standing in an outdoor setting. Seated fourth and fifth from the left are Wyndham Wills' parents, Thomas John Wills and Martha Wills (nee Bishop). Thomas and Martha were passsengers on the Timandra. Thomas is wearing the New Zealand medal he was awarded for his involvement in the Taranaki Wars.
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PHO2012-0506

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Studio portrait of James Thomas Davis. Davis is seated and is wearing a suit. One arm is raised in a crooked position, but it is not actually resting against the table that can be seen on the left of the image. The table is covered with a tassled table cloth and several flowers are visible in the frame, presumably from a larger vase of flowers sitting on the table. A curtain is visible on the left of the image. The carpet is patterned. In 1883 Davis won £150 in an Auckland Cup sweepstake on a horse named The Poet and donated his winnings to pay for the construction of The Poet's Bridge in Pukekura Park. In 1891 Davis was found drowned under the bridge.
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PHO2012-0503

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Studio portrait of Elizabeth Faull (nee Elvins), wife of Richard Faull. Mrs Faull is seated and has one arm resting against a table covered with a tassled table cloth. A vase of flowers sits on the table. Mrs Faull is wearing a dress, gloves, a cloak and a bonnet. She is looking directly at the camera. A curtain is visible on the left of the image. Patterned carpet is partially visible. Mrs Faull arrived in New Plymouth on the "William Bryant" settler ship with husband Richard and their four children on 30 March 1841.
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PHO2012-0502

Studio portrait of Jane Harvey (nee Rundle). She is seated and has one arm resting on a table covered with a tasselled table cloth. A book is resting on the table. Mrs Harvey is wearing a formal dress. She is also wearing earrings and a choker. On the left of the photograph a curtain and another chair are partially visible. The studio carpet is patterned. Mrs Harvey was a passenger on the Plymouth Company ship the Amelia Thompson that arrived in New Plymouth on 3 September 1841.
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PHO2012-0501

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Studio portrait of William Johnson. Johnson is standing and is wearing military uniform. He has an eye patch on one eye. One hand rests on the back of a wooden chair. On the left of the photograph a curtain is visible. The studio carpet is patterned. Johnson was a passenger on the "Amelia Thompson" ship that arrived in New Plymouth on 3 September 1841.
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PHO2012-0498

Name/Title
Studio portrait of Jim Johnson, son of John and Mary Johnson. Johnson is standing between a table with a tassled table cloth and a chair. He is wearing military uniform and is holding a cane in one hand. His military cap is resting on the table. A curtain is visible on the left of the photograph. Johnson was a passenger on the "Amelia Thompson" ship that arrived in New Plymouth on 3 September 1841.
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PHO2012-0496

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Formal studio photograph of Hone Pihama Te Rei Hanataua (also known as John Beecham). Hone Pihama stands in a studio setting and resting his right hand on a raised pedestal. He wears a dark toned waistcoat, jacket and pants and has a thick beard and moustache.
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PHO2012-0495

View of Peace celebrations in Devon Street,celebrating the armistice and end of World War One. A long procession leads eastwards up Devon Street. The procession includes a decorated truck, several people dressed as clowns and a large group of young men lead by a drummer. Crowds of observers line either side of the street. More people watch from the awnings of shops.
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PHO2012-0402

Wedding portrait of Frederick Samuel Butler and Alice Mary Butler (nee Woodhead), parents of Frederick Burdett Butler. Frederick and Alice stand outside on a rug in front of shrubbery with linked arms. Alice wears a long gown, gloves, a veil with floral decorations and holds a large bouquet. Frederick wears a suit, gloves, a thick moustache and flowers in his button hole.
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PHO2012-0395

Post card photograph of Frederick Burdett Butler riding a tricycle at the back door of his Gill Street home, New Plymouth. Frederick wears dark-toned clothing and a dark-toned cap.
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PHO2012-0357

Hand-coloured head and shoulders photographic portrait of Whites Ltd founder Stephen Boothby White. Stephen wears a black suite and a long white beard and moustache.
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PHO2012-0336

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Hand-coloured head and shoulders photographic portrait of Whites Ltd chairman Percy James Hoyland White. Percy wears a black three-piece suit, a black tie and white shirt. He has a white handkerchief in his breast pocket.
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PHO2012-0335

View the large queue of women gathered on the footpath outside Whites Ltd during a wool sale in 1942. Wool was being rationed due to World War II. One woman is seated on a chair beside the queue.
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PHO2012-0316

Candid photograph of a large number of women crowded into Whites Ltd during a wool sale in 1942. Wool was being rationed at the time because of World War II. Some women stand at or lean on long wooden tables on the right hand side of the photograph. Ration books are visible on these tables.
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PHO2012-0315

A large crowd of people is queued up outside the Whites Ltd building on Devon Street, New Plymouth during a wool sale in 1942. Wool was being rationed at the time due to World War II.Tram lines are visible in the street and a tram can be seen leaving the frame on the extreme left hand side of the photograph.
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PHO2012-0314

Mary Anne "Granny" Wooldridge is seated in a chair outside in a grassy area in front a some large trees. She wears a light coloured hat with a dark coloured decoration on it, spectacles, and a dark coloured dress with a checkered blouse underneath. She holds a book open in her lap.
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PHO2012-0238

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of five soldiers - Evans, Geary, Hope, Thompson and Whiteside - wounded during the battle at Te Ngutu o te Manu in 1868. They are all seated around a small table and are wearing suits. The man pictured on the left of the photograph has a pair of crutches resting against his legs. The man pictured in the centre has a bandage on his head. The photograph is included on page 12 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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PHO2011-2500

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Marmaduke George Nixon, who was killed at the battle of Rangiaowhia, near Te Awamutu, in the Waikato. The photograph is a bust portrait. Nixon is wearing a suit and has a beard. The photograph is included on page 12 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
Accession No
PHO2011-2499
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