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A hand coloured copy photograph of Te Kaeaea (also known as Wihitoa Taringakuri), chief grandparent of the Atiawa tribe, c.1870s.
Accession No
A65.949

Name/Title
Formal half-portrait Te Rangihiwinui, also known as Te Keepa Te Rangihiwininui, Te Keepa, Meiha Keepa, Major Keepa or Major Kemp. Te Rangihiwinui was of the Muaūpoko iwi. Te Rangihiwnui is wearing a korowai with tāniko boarders. Te Rangihiwinui wears a long thick beard and moustache. He wears a single feather in his short hair.
Accession No
A65.958

Five part panorama of New Plymouth from Marsland Hill. St Mary's Church is pictured in the middle of the panorama.
Accession No
A66.039

Name/Title
Photograph of Hene [possibly spelt Heni] Te Rei, daughter of Matine Te Whiwhi and godmother of Huia Onslow when christened at Otaki. She is pictured wearing a Maori cloak, a hei tiki pendant, a long earring and a feather in her hair.
Accession No
A66.239

Name/Title
Four photographic images of unidentified sitters. Framed in a rectangular oak frame.
1. A Maori gentleman standing wearing a white fedora, white shirt and tie with suit and waistcoat. He has a fob chain and wears a flower in his lapel. His right hand rests on the back of a chair.
2. Two soldiers are seated on a bench with legs crossed and hands clasped at knees. They wear dress uniform and peaked caps.
3. A head and shoulders portrait of a Maori lady with shortish hair. She wears a dress with a bow at the neck and buttons on the front.
4. A Maori lady and gentleman. The man is standing with his left hand on a chair. He is wearing a dark suit with waistcoat, white shirt, tie and fob chain. There is a flower in his buttonhole. His hat rests at his feet on Maori cloaks. The woman is seated in a chair and is the same sitter that features in the third photograph.
Accession No
A66.257

Name/Title
Framed photograph entitled "Maori Belles". Two unidentified females standing in the background and two unidentified females seated in the foreground. Each is dressed differently and all hold a traditional Maori weapon. Punga trees feature in the background.
Accession No
A66.268

Name/Title
Copy photograph of a detail of Gottfried Lindauer's original painting of Rangi Topeora. Topeora is shown wearing a kahu (cloak) with four tail feathers of the huia in her hair. Round her neck hang three greenstone hei tiki and two long, narrow greenstone pendants. A greenstone earring hangs from one ear and a sharks tooth from the other. She has a chin moko.
Accession No
A66.285

Black and white photographic image of an elderly man wearing a dark suit, bow tie, white shirt and war medal. Seated with hands resting on his knees. Photograph is in the shape of an oval. The image looks enlarged and has been retouched.
Accession No
A66.294

Photographic print of a lithograph of the bust of General Henry J. Warre. Warre is dressed in military uniform and is wearing his war medals. The image is quite large and has been copied onto cream coloured paper.
Accession No
A66.425

Garden Party at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. Possibly a Victoria League luncheon. Union Jack flags flying in the background and trestle tables laden with teapots and tableware. Party mainly consists of female guests.
Accession No
A66.766

Name/Title
Panorama of upper lake at Pukekura Park (New Plymouth), c.1918. Plate one of two.
Accession No
A84.860

Panoramic photograph on textured paper of an outdoor boxing match between Tommy Donovan, a fireman from Waitara, and American Pete Sarron at Western Park, New Plymouth, 15 March 1930. Boxing ring pictured on left of image with seating arranged in a circle around boxing ring. Several marquees set up on park grounds behind ring. Large crowd of spectators seated around the terraces of the park. Most spectators, including women, are wearing hats.
Accession No
A84.885

Large glass plate negative depicting Mt Taranaki in background with Waihi Cemetery in the centre foreground - main section of cemetery enclosed within square section of white picket fencing with several tall trees inside. Several independent grave sites, also enclosed in picket fencing, on either side of main area. Contained in a 45 x 37.5 x 3cm wooden frame with lift off hinged back and two long wide spring steel locking bars.
Accession No
A85.342

Name/Title
Copy photograph of Tauke te Hapimana. Hapimana is dressed in a suit and has a fob chain attached to his chest. He has a beard.
Accession No
A92.241

Photograph of Te Whiti's house at Parihaka. Te Whiti's whanau stands in front of the house - small children are seated on the ground and various older members stand/sit on the porch, stairs, and in front of the house. The hills of Parihaka can be seen in the background.
Accession No
PHO2001-108

View from Women's Rest Rooms looking west toward Ariki Street and St. Aubyn Street, showing work on the bridge over the Huatoki Stream, White Star bus services, Acadia, Wilkinson building etc.
Accession No
PHO2001-109

View overlooking the Egmont Street, King Street areas. Possibly taken from the Theatre Royal building on Devon Street. Shows Trocadero/Arcadia Hotel (built c.1904), Railway Station, NZ Carrying Co., Grosvenor Hotel (formerly the Commonwealth Hotel, renamed the Grosvenor in 1906), Criterion Stables. Centre building, Hooker Brothers Sample Rooms (still used as such, 1970 for garage). "Paddock to the right used by Mr Saxton Sen. to graze his horse".
Accession No
PHO2001-301

Name/Title
Veiw of Brougham Street looking south toward Devon Street and the Brougham Street hill. The names of several businesses can be read on the buildings on the left hand side of the photograph. They include Vail Tailors, Bank of South Wales, A. Townsend Tobacconist, Cottier General News Agent, Stationer & Library, A. C. Fookes & Co. Land Brokers, J.O'D. Quigley Chemist, H.T. Enever Accountant and Jackson & Lightband Boot & Shoe Importers. A group of men is gathered on the footpath in front of the businesses. There is a streetlight on the right hand side in the foreground.
Accession No
PHO2001-457

New Plymouth Railway Station with many people boarding the trains and waiting at the station. The Grosvenor Hotel (formerly the Commonwealth Hotel) can be seen on the right and the Sash Door Timber Co. at the rear left. View is looking down from the pedestrian over bridge.
Accession No
PHO2001-571

Name/Title
Glass plate negative showing the Red House Hotel from the Gover Street and Devon Street intersection. There are three men standing on the footpath in front of the hotel. The hotel was later known as the State Hotel and, more recently, Burton's.
Accession No
PHO2001-577

Glass plate negative showing the Imperial Hotel on the corner of Devon and Currie Streets. William Walker was licensee at the time this photograph was taken 1881-1885.
Accession No
PHO2001-579

View of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh meeting with the Mayor of New Plymouth meeting Maori dignitaries at Pukekura Park athletics field. Crowds of spectators can be seen on the grass terraces. The man speaking to the Duke of Edinburgh has been identified as Harry ("Rori") Watson. The man on the far left could possibly be Te Kahui Pokai.
Accession No
PHO2002-131

Name/Title
Postcard shows a view of Turi's canoe, the memorial erected to Turi and unveiled in 1933, with original ponga figures. Photo taken from outside the Town Hall looking toward waka and building on opposite side of road.
Accession No
PHO2002-316

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of a Māori man, possibly Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitaake. The subject is dressed in a suit. He is seated with his right hand in his pocket. He rests his left hand on a small round table and holds a cane/stick in his hand. There is a vase of flowers on the table. This copy was made from an original photograph found in 1932 by E. C. Jones in an album belonging to Lieutenant William Johnson of New Plymouth. [see research notes for more information regarding identification as 'possibly' Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitaake]
Accession No
PHO2002-442

Photograph of the Alpha Well at Sugarloaf Point, Ngamotu. The derrick was erected in June 1866. Mikotahi and Moturoa Islands can be seen in the background, with a tripod over Taranaki Petroleum Co.'s No. III bore. A group of workers and a horse are standing under the derrick.
Accession No
PHO2002-596
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